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CyberCentral
Date: 11 Apr 2018

"One Of Europe's Most Exclusive Infosec Events" Bringing Together Europe's Leading Cyber Security Experts For The Past 7 Years

3 days • 3 parallel streams • 30+ speakers • Up to 250 attendees • Up To 20 CPE/ECE Points

The CyberCentral Summit brings a mix of technical presentations, strategic case studies, business stories, technical analysis and engaging hands-on workshops accompanied by lots of fun and networking in the heart of Europe, Prague Czech Republic!

Hashtag 4 Cybersecurity
Date: 24 Sep 2018

Today, the very act of connecting to the outside world exponentially increases persons’ or organizations’ risks of cyber-attack. Hackers steel over 5 million data records every day, 73 per cent of them is targeting people’s identity. The urgency is increasing, as these numbers grew by 255 percent compared only to the last year. According to Eurobarometer, 80 percent of European companies experienced at least one cybersecurity incident only in 2017. Over 50 percent of all crimes committed in the EU Member States are cybercrime.



Two panel discussion organized under the Hashtag 4 Cybersecurity project aims to provide floor for discussion about current challenges and solutions for cyber-security related threats on three levels and about three actors: in Slovakia, in the context of the European and Trans-Atlantic security; and amongst the policy, business and users representatives.



The first panel Tackling the Challenges of Cyber Security on National, European and Transatlantic Levelwill be structured as a policy debate, focusing on current challenges Slovakia and the broader CEE region faces when it comes to cyber security, as well as a part of European and Transatlantic environment.



The second panel Cybersecurity of Businesses and Strategic Industry – When Enough is Enough?will represent a stakeholders dialogue, where business representatives will play a key role. It will focus on the day-to-day challenges of businesses, whose cyber protection is a key to prosperous economy; or they are relevant to practically advice to other businesses. The debate shall also reflect on the first panel and open a further discussion amongst stakeholders.

ESCM malware analysis
Date: 01 Oct 2018

Competition for any individuals focused on malware analysis.

Responsibility in Digital Age: Awareness in Cyber Security
Date: 02 Oct 2018

Half-day conference bringing together business leaders, academia representatives and government experts to discuss the growing importance of cyber security in daily business operations as well as to promote awareness among businesses and educational institutions

AmCham Slovakia always strives to actively address relevant issues with impact on the majority of its 330+ member companies as well as the Slovak and regional business environments.

Significant growth of digital economy goes in hand with increasing importance of cyber security and data protection. As a result, these areas have been subject to several regulatory changes in recent months both in Slovakia and the EU.

Moreover, companies pay more attention to raising awareness about the risks and threats that come with the exponential rise of technologies. They invest more in awareness campaigns for their business partners and employees. Cyber security will also need to become part of the formal education curricullum soon to catch up with the demands of the Generation Z.

AmCham‘s conference will focus mainly the following issues:
›› Protecting Critical Infrastructure
• Government´s role and activities in protecting critical infrastructure essential for Slovak economy


›› Global Trends for Local Companies
• Bringing successful global examples of reducing impact from potential cyber incidents


›› Raising Awareness as the Best Risk Mitigating Tool
• Raising awareness about responsible cyber behavior in formal education system as well as daily business operations

Round table: The e-Health safely
Date: 10 Oct 2018

The cybersecurity threats are still increasing and the ability to respond on these threats is in continuous unbalance. This statement is valid especially for the systems and services having high impact to larger population and / or to national economies.

The national e-Health project in Slovakia is one of the top government programs highlighting the healthcare benefits for citizens as well as the savings and other values to central and regional governments.
Round table is the place for opened and professional discussion, where the invited guests will be discussing on the hot topics regarding e-Health, e.g.

How far the Slovak e-Health systems and services are ready to respond to new cybersecurity threats?
Are the electronic health records protected well enough to guarantee the data privacy?
How can Slovak e-Health program increase an overall quality of healthcare?
Invited panel guests are the authorities and representatives from central and regional governments, health agencies, health insurances, healthcare providers, eHealth solution vendors and the cyber security experts.

OSS víkend Košice 2018
Date: 20 Oct 2018

Pravidelné stretnutie priaznivcov otvorených technológií.

Regular meeting for all interested in open technologies. Open hardware, open software, open data, open education, open government, public license, security, maker community.

GUARDIANS 2019
Date: 15 Nov 2018

Guardians 2019 is the unique game for IT students who are interested in cybersecurity. The game's primary goal is to stop a model-based attack, preventing a disaster with devastating consequences.

Participants will be invited to measure their skills in the qualification round in traditional Capture the Flag (CTF) competition.
We train students to use real-world tools. We provide authentic scenarios, the best instructors so the participants can build a robust cyber curriculum that more effectively prepares students to enter the workforce.
For the Guardians 2019, we are preparing a simulated government environment in which students could test their abilities and experience proper hacker attacks.

NBU/ENISA workshop on the NIS Directive and Critical Information Infrastructure Protection
Date: 30 Nov 2018

For the second time ENISA is co-organising with the National Security Authority of Slovakia a conference on Critical Information Infrastructure Protection with the aim to bring together the needs of security professionals, public authorities, and the relevant industries for a constructive dialogue.

The EU approach to cybersecurity is crystallizing: Security requirements and incident reporting, cross-sector collaboration and supervision, promoting harmonization and cross-border collaboration. How does it all work and what are the next steps to get this working well?

This one-day event will focus on topics related to the NIS Directive and Critical Information Infrastructure Protection. The main topics of interest include National supervision of the security requirements for Critical Infrastructure Protection, Cross-border (inter-)dependencies and CSIRT community collaboration aspects.

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