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Cyber Security in Telecommunications

March 12 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

In response to the increasing cyber security regulation and quickly changing threat landscape, the (https://ccs.org.cy/) in cooperation with the (https://www.gov.uk/world/organisations/british-high-commission-nicosia) and (https://dsa.cy/) (DSA) is co-organising a boutique bilateral Conference on Cyber Security in Telecommunications.
The conference will take place on Tuesday, March 12th 2024 (https://maps.app.goo.gl/LZYTYLqMZBCYxHFb6) and will be conducted in English.
The Conference will have a technical focus, aiming to contribute to enhancing the cybersecurity capabilities and resilience of the telecommunications ecosystem in Cyprus, as well as to enable and facilitate future collaborations between participants.
The Conference is supported by the (https://ieee.org.cy/), IEEE Cyprus Section Computer Society Chapter and IEEE Cyprus Section Young Professionals Affinity Group.
Co-sponsored by: Cyprus Computer Society
Speaker(s): George Michaelides, Irfan Siddiq, Costas Agrotis, Kathryn Roe, Ben Willis, Marios Thoma, Niall J. Dunne, Joseph Boyle, Stefano Zanero, Garik Markarian, Andy Lilly, Christos Makedonas
8:30-9:00 Coffee and Registration
9:00-9:15 Welcoming remarks
Commissioner for
Communications, Republic of
High Commissioner, British High
Commission in Nicosia,
Chairman of the Cyprus
Computer Society
9:15-9:30 The Importance of a National Cyber Resilience
Strategy in Telecommunications
Kathryn Roe,
Department for Science,
Innovation and Technology, UK
UK’s relevant legislation – the Telecoms
Security Act, and accompanying Regulations
and Code of Practice
Ben Willis,
UK Office of Communications
Incident response process tailored to a
telecommunication system in the context of the
ISO 27001:2022.
Marios Thoma,
CyberEcoCul Global Services
10:30-11:00 Protect BT – Threat Landscape and Threat
Niall J. Dunne,
British Telecoms
11:00-11:30 Risks of Insecure Communications within
Government Organisations and Use Cases
Joseph Boyle,
Salt Communications
11:30-12:00 Networking Coffee Break
Making Sense of a Million Samples per Day:
Behaviour-based Methods for Automated,
Scalable Malware Analysis
Stefano Zanero,
Politecnico di Milano
Addressing Security Concerns in
Communication Systems for “Blue Light”
Garik Markarian,
13:30-14:00 The Threat in Your Pocket Andy Lilly,
Armour Communications
14:00-14:30 Digitalizing your Cybersecurity and Data
Protection Governance, Risk and Compliance
Christos Makedonas,
Grant Thornton
14:30-16:00 End of Conference – Networking Lunch
Bldg: Digital Security Authority, , Andrea Chaliou 1, Egkomi, Cyprus, Cyprus, 2408, Virtual: https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/409761


March 12
8:30 am - 4:00 pm


Bldg: Digital Security Authority, , Andrea Chaliou 1, Egkomi, Cyprus, Cyprus, 2408, Virtual: https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/409761