Category Archives: Conferences

Conference “The Present and Future of Cybersecurity”

Conference “The Present and Future of Cybersecurity”
April 26, 2017, National Library of Estonia

13.00-13.30 – Registration and welcome coffee
13.30-13.40 – Opening words – Urve Palo (Minister of Entrepreneurship and Information Technology)
13.40-14.00 – Keynote – Jaak Aaviksoo (Rector of TUT)
14.00-15.00 – Discussion “Evolution of cyber attacks – what has changed in ten years?” Klaid Mägi (RIA, head of CERT-EE) leader. Debating: Hillar Aarelaid (Police and Border Guard Board), Jaan Priisalu (TUT), Merike Käo (Farsight Security CTO)
15.00-15.30 – Cofee break
15.30-17.00 – Discussion “Discurses, paradigms and form of cyber policy in practice” Taimar Peterkop (Director General of RIA) leader. Debating: Sven Sakkov (Director of NATO CCD CoE), Heli Tiirmaa-Klaar (European Union, Head of Cyber Policy Coordination at European External Action Service), Lauri Lugna (Secretary General at the Ministry of Interior), Lauri Almann (Co-Founder of BHC Laboratory)
17.00-17.30 – Closing words – Toomas Vaks (RIA, Head of Cyber Security Branch)
17.30-19.30 – After conference reception. Appearance of RIA band VaRIA.

Work language of the conference is Estonian.

Links:
http://kyberkonverents.publicon.ee/registreerimine/

International Conference on Cyber Conflict: Junior Scholar Award 2017

The 9th International Conference on Cyber Conflict, focusing on the theme Defending the Core, invites junior scholars to submit Master’s theses for the Junior Scholar Award. The purpose of this CyCon 2017 award is to encourage and reward research on a wide range of topics related to cyber defence.

Candidates who have graduated with a Master degree or equivalent after 01 January 2015, in studies such as law, computer or political science or other relevant academic fields are eligible. The finalists of the CyCon 2017 Junior Scholar Award will be notified no later than 28 April 2017 and granted full free entry to the conference. Accommodation and travel expenses will not be covered.

All finalists will present their Master’s thesis results in a 15-minute presentation in the Junior Scholar conference session. An Award Committee will evaluate the presentations and can grant the following awards:

1st place: 1000 Euro
2nd place: 600 Euro
3rd place: 400 Euro

There are quite a lot MSc thesis tracked by this resource that would definitely qualify for the award. Application deadline 20 March 2017.

Links:
https://ccdcoe.org/cycon/junior-scholar-award-2017.html

SK Annual Conference 2016

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E-identity event SK Annual Conference 2016 will take place on November 3, 2016, Kultuuri Katel (Põhja pst 27a, Tallinn).

Agenda:
09:00-09:30    Registration and morning coffee
09:30-09:40    Presentation of the exhibitors
09:40-10:30    Overview of SK 2016, Kalev Pihl, SK
10:30-11:00    Updates to SK services portfolio, Liisa Lukin, SK
11:00-11:15    Cofee Break
11:15-12:15    Keynote Peter Zinn: We’re All Gonna Д13
12:15-13:00    Lunch
13:00-13:30    From e-Estonia to e-Europe, Katrin Laas-Mikko, SK
13:30-14:00    Future plans of ID-software, Margus Arm, Riigi Infosüsteemi Amet
14:00-14:30    Overview of near markets: Baltikum and Nordic countries, Lauri Immonen, Telia
14:30-15:00    Cofee Break
15:00-15:20    From physical to virtual: SIM and eSIM convergence, Jürgen Niinre, Telia
15:20-15:50    New SK eID solution, Urmo Keskel, SK
15:50-16:10    Renewed DigiDoc portal, Gintas Balčiūnas, Estina
16:10-16:40    Round of question and answers
16:40-17:00    Summary of the day by digital world enthusiasts
17:00-17:30    Evening snack

Links:
https://www.sk.ee/ettevottest/aastakonverents-2016

E-enabled elections in Estonia: Forum on research and development in 2015

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During the first half day, Estonian researchers will present the results of a 3-year scientific project that studied the Estonian flavour of verifiable Internet voting from both technical and social aspects. The second half of the first day will be devoted to the presentation of the development ideas of the Estonian solution. The second day holds additional interventions on the topic of remote online voting and offers brainstorming activity where feedback to the ideas of the first day will be gathered interactively.

Thursday (05.11.2015)
09:00 – 09:30 Registration
09:30 – 09:45 Opening keynote
09:45 – 10:30 Kristjan Vassil “Diffusion of Internet Voting in Estonia”
10:30 – 11:15 Mihkel Solvak “Impact of Verification on Trust toward Internet Voting”
11:15 – 11:45 Coffee break
11:45 – 12:15 Taavi Unt “Usage Patterns in Internet Voting Log Files”
12:15 – 13:45 Jan Willemson, Sven Heiberg and Arnis Paršovs “Log analysis of Estonian Internet
voting 2013-2015”
14:00 – 15:00 Lunch
16:00 – Coffee break
15:00 – 17:30 Tarvi Martens, Sven Heiberg and Jan Willemson “Estonian Internet voting 2017+”

Friday (06.11.2015)
10:00 – 10:30 Bingsheng Zhang “How to Achieve Unconditional Integrity in an End-to-end Verifiable E
voting System”
10:30 – 11:00 Kristjan Gjøsteen “A security usability study on the Norwegian e-voting system”
11:00 – 11:30 Carsten Schürmann “Creating Credible Elections”
11:30 – 12:00 Coffee break
12:00 – 12:30 Jurlind Budurushi “An Investigation into the Usability of Electronic Voting Systems with
Paper Audit Trails in the Context of Complex Elections”
12:30 – 13:00 Helger Lipmaa “Privacy and Accountability in Networks via Optimized Randomized Mixnets”
13:00 – 13:30 Filip Zagorski “Improving security of remote voting”
13:30 – 14:30 Lunch
15:00 – Coffee break
14:30 – 17:00 Argument game

Links:
http://cyber.ee/en/news/e-enabled-elections-in-estonia-forum-on-research-and-development-in-2015/

SK Annual Conference 2015

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E-identity event SK Annual Conference 2015 will take place on November 5, 2015, Vabal Laval Telliskivi Loomelinnakus (Telliskivi 60a, C1-hoone)

09:00-09:30 Registration and morning coffee
09:30-09:45 Overview of SK 2015, Kalev Pihl, SK
09:45-10:45 Identification physically and digitally, Joseph Leibenguth, Gemalto
10:45-11:15 Coffee Break
11:15-11:55 eIDAS and international interoperability, Katrin Laas-Mikko, SK
11:55-12:25 New Mobile-ID and alternatives, Urmo Keskel, SK
12:25-12:45 NutiKaitse 2017: development of security, Andri Möll, Monday Calendar
12:45-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:00 Life of cryptography, Anto Veldre, RIA
14:00-14:30 Underlying technologies of cryptocurrency, Asse Sauga, Eesti Krüptoraha Liit
14:30-15:40 Tech trends 2030 & company of the future, Richard van Hooijdonk
15:40-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-16:35 Questions and answers
16:35-16:55 Summary of the day
16:55-17:30 Evening snack

Links:
https://www.sk.ee/ettevottest/aastakonverents-2015/

CyCon 2015 videos are now available online

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Videos, proceedings and other materials from the 7th Conference on Cyber Conflict, CyCon 2015, are now available online.

Links:
https://ccdcoe.org/cycon/2015/
https://ccdcoe.org/cycon-2015-materials-now-public.html

Cyber Defense League and Maria Mägi Law Firm conference “Cyberdefender or cyberterrorist?”

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October 29, 2015. Estonian National Library, Tallinn.

Agenda
09:30 – 10:00    Registration open, welcome coffee.
10:00 – 10:10    Opening remarks
Andrus Padar, Chief of Cyber Defense League
10:10 – 11:30    Is Estonian e-lifestyle well defended?
– short presentations and demos by cyber league members.
11:30 – 11:45    Coffee pause
11:45 – 13:00    Cyberwar and cybercivilwar – patriot or cyberterrorist?
attorney at law Eeva Mägi, Maria Mägi Law Firm, doctoral student at Tallinn University of Technology
13:00 – 14:00    Lunch
14:00 – 15:30    Cyberdefender or cybercriminal – where is the dividing line between allowed and forbidden?
attorney at law Mare Tannberg, Maria Mägi Law Firm, University of Tartu lecturer in criminal law.
15:30 – 15:45    Coffee pause
15:45 – 17:00    Roundtable, moderator Andrus Padar and Maria Mägi (Maria Mägi Law Firm Managing partner).

Working language Estonian. Participation fee EUR 25. Invitation only event. Ask invitation from your closest Cyber Defense League member.

Links:
https://kkl.conf.ee/doku.php

Oxford Training Sessions on Government, Security, and Conflict in the Cyber Age

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This three-day training session is organized and delivered by Oxford University faculty. It will discuss in detail the challenges and opportunities of the modern information society. These are not solely or even primarily technical in nature – they also involve elemental questions of political culture and institutions, public policy, ethics, law, and diplomacy.

Where: Tallinn University of Technology, Ehitajate tee 5, Tallinn, room U01-202 (auditorium behind the main hall)

DAY 1: September 4, Friday, Grand Hall
09:00 – 10.00    Registration and welcoming
10:00 – 10:30    Course Introduction (Lucas Kello)
10:30 – 12:00    Lecture 1: Computing and Networks: The Basics (Andrew Martin)
12:00 – 13:00    Lunch break
13:00 – 14:20    Lecture 2: Code as a Weapon: Worms and Viruses (Andrew Martin)
14:20 – 14:30    Short break
14:30 – 16:00    Lecture 3: International Security and Conflict in the Cyber Age (Lucas Kello)
16.00 – 16.10    Short break
16:10 – 17:00    Day 1 summary

DAY 2: September 5, Saturday, Grand Hall
08:30 – 09:00    Registration
09:00 – 10:20    Lecture 4: Rules of War in the Cyber Domain (Lucas Kello)
10:20 – 10:30    Short break
10:30 – 12:00    Lecture 5: Cybersecurity and the Age of Privateering: A Historical Analogy (Florian Egloff)
12:00 – 13:00    Lunch break
13:00 – 14:20    Lecture 6: Origins, Principles and Functions of the Estonian State Information System (Kuldar Taveter)
14:20 – 14:30    Short break
14:30 – 16:00    Lecture 7: Designing User Friendly and Secure Services of e-State (Kuldar Taveter)
16:00 – 16:20    Coffee break
16:20 – 17:00    Day 2 summary and simulation exercise briefing

DAY 3: September 6, Sunday, Grand Hall
08:30 – 09:00    Registration
09:00 – 09:30    Simulation exercise set up
09:30 – 13:00    Simulation Exercise
13:00 – 14:30    Lunch break and group discussion
14:30 – 15:30    Post-Exercise Debriefing: Decisionmaking in a Crisis
15:30 – 15:50    Coffee break
15:50 – 17:00    Course summary

Registration open until 02.09.2015.

Links:
http://www.egov.ee/oxford/

CyCon 2015 Call for Student Papers

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We are seeking novel and previously unpublished short paper which would provide an overview of a recent Master thesis in the field of cyber security. Students from various disciplines such as computer sciences, law and political sciences are invited to participate. Submissions will be evaluated based on their originality and significance to the conference’s theme “Architectures in Cyberspace”.

Best submissions will be presented and prizes awarded at CyCon 2015. The awards comprise of a free conference pass for all invited candidates and the following cash prizes for the top three student papers:
1st place: 1000 Euro
2nd place: 600 Euro
3rd place: 400 Euro

And as it turns out – under the meaningless “Architectures in Cyberspace” title falls pretty much anything.

Links:
https://ccdcoe.org/cycon/student-awards-0.html
https://ccdcoe.org/cycon-2015.html

Tallinn International CyberCrime Conference 2014

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Location: Tallinn, Estonia – Radisson Blu Hotel Olympia
On 12 and 13 november 2014 the Tallinn University of Technology organizes the International Cybercrime Conference of 2014. The main agenda of the conference is to announce the official opening of TUT Centre of Digital Forensics and Cyber Security and to discuss current cyber security research.

Conference CyberCrime 2014, day 1, 12.11.2014 (most of the day in estonia – english simultaneous translation, with the exception of 2 presentations in english)

Moderator Aare Tammemäe, FinanceEstonia, Chairman of the Board
09.00 – 10.00 Registration and welcome coffee
10.00 – 10.15 Conference Opening Address: Prof Erkki Truve, Vice rector of Tallinn University of Technology
10.15 – 10.25 Mr Hanno Pevkur, Minister of the Interior, Republic of Estonia
10.25 – 11.10 Plenary Session 1
Key note speaker: Mrs Heli Tiirmaa-Klaar, Cyber Security Policy Advisor, European External Action Service.
EU Cyber Security Strategy and Capacity Building to Fight Cybercrime.
11.10 – 11.20 Mr Üllar Lanno, Estonian Forensics Science Institute.
The beginning of IT forensics in Estonia or how the 2CENTRE Estonia started
11.20 – 11.50 Coffe-break
11.50 – 12.20 Plenary Session 2
Mr Gert Jervan, Dean of Faculty of Information Technology, Tallinn University of Technology; Mrs Anu Baum, 2CENTRE Estonia; Rain Ottis, TUT Centre of Digital Forensics and Cyber Security. TUT Cyber centre – past, present and future
12.20 – 12.25 The importance of the establishment of 2CENTRE Estonia. Welcoming word by Minister of the Justice of the Republic of Estonia, Andres Anvelt
12.25 – 12.50 Signing the memorandum of association of TUT Centre of Digital Forensics and Cyber Security
12.50 – 13.30 Panel Discussion – Erkki Truve, Heli Tiirmaa-Klaar, Andres Anvelt, Priit Pärkna, moderated by Gert Jervan, Dean of IT faculty of TUT
13.30 – 14.30 Lunch
14.30 – 14.50 Ms Ann Mennens – B-CCentre (Belgium). The B-CCENTRE, establishing exchange and cooperation between academia, public and private sector in Belgium: a major challenge
14.50 – 15.10 Ms Cheryl Baker – University College Dublin (Ireland)
Success story of the university (UCD), IT-forensics in Ireland, Irish experience and challenges in the global forensics market
15.10 – 15.40 Coffe-break
15.40 – 16.00 Mr Tanel Tammet, Mr Rain Ottis, Mr Jüri Vain. Introduction of the Four Projects (e-Crime, ECESM, SEREIN, IT-Akadeemia)
16.00 – 16.30 Mr Andres Kütt – Advisor at Estonian Information System’s Authority. E-state, e-governance & e-citizen or why we need experts in digital forensics.
16.30 – 17.00 Conclusions of the Day 1
19.00 – 22.00 Reception hosted by prof Erkki Truve, Vice rector of Tallinn. University of Technology (admittance based on earlier registration). House of Brotherhood of the Blackheads
Pikk str 26, 10133 Tallinn
Phone: +372 631 3199

Conference CyberCrime 2014, day 2 (all day in English), 13.11.2014

Moderator Olaf Maennel
08.45 – 09.15 Registration
09.15 – 10.00 Gorazd Božič, Slovenia
Incident Response and CERT Cooperation in the Modern Age
10.00 – 10.15 Coffee break
10.15 – 11.00 Varis Teivāns, Deputy Manager of CERT.LV
“Role of Digital Forensics in Fight Against Cybercrime in Baltic States”
11.00 – 11.15 Coffee break
11.15 – 12.00 Matthew Sorell, Australia
Beyond metadata: non-cooperative provenance tracing of digital photography
12.15 – 13.15 Lunch
13.30 – 14.15 Nickolas Falkner, University of Adelaide, Australia.
Security and Automated Configuration: Where Standards and Policy Fail, Complexity Will Not be Enough to Save Us.
14.15 – 15.00 Pavel Laptev, Estonia
Cyber Forensics view from the Estonian Forensic Science Institute
15.00 – 15.15 Coffee break
15.15 – 16.00 Gergely Toth, Deloitte Cyber Security Team
An Industry perspective on cyber security challenges
16.00 – 16.40 Olaf Maennel, Professor, Tallinn University of Technology.
Summarizing the 2’nd day of the conference

Links:
http://www.conference-expert.eu/en/cybercrime-conference-2014/162-event-programme
https://www.b-ccentre.be/12-13-november-tallinn-international-cybercrime-conference-2014/