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Cyber Defence 17 January 2019

Thursday 17 January 2019, IFS assembled a team of international experts and discussed issues related to cyber defence.

How can small countries such as the Nordic-Baltic states successfully defend themselves in the cyber domain?

The seminar assembled international experts on cyber security and discussed how small states in Northern Europe, such as Norway and the Baltic countries, can effectively defend themselves against contemporary cyber threats. 

Welcoming remarks and introduction
Welcoming remarks by Professor Katarzyna Zysk, Head of Research, IFS and introduction by Senior Fellow Håkon Lunde Saxi, Head of the Defence Planning Research Programme, IFS

Panel 1: Cyber Defence
Cyber Defence as a New Horizon for Nations and NATO
 by Director Sven Sakkov, International Centre for Defence and Security (ICDS, Estonia).


The Need for a Norwegian Digital Border Defence, Professor Olav Lysne, University of Oslo.


Building Resilience and Detecting & Countering Cyberattacks, Director Cybersecurity Bente Hoff, Norwegian National Security Authority (NSM).


Expert panel discussion and Q&A moderated by Senior Advisor Bjørn Svenungsen, IFS/Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs


Panel 2: Digital Influence Operations
Nordic-Baltic Influence Defence: an American 
View, Director Jed Willard, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Foundation, Harvard University.


Modern Cyber Defence: the Baltic Experience, Director of Cyber Security and IT Department Jonas Skardinskas, Lithuanian Ministry of National Defence.


Robotrolling – Replacing Individuals in Messaging, Branch Chief Markku Mantila, NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence (NATO StratCom COE).

 

Expert panel discussion and Q&A moderated by Senior Fellow Hanne Røislien, The Norwegian Cyber Defence Force (CYFOR).


Closing remarks by Senior Fellow Håkon Lunde Saxi, IFS.


The conference was organised in collaboration with the embassies of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.

Publisert 17. januar 2019 10:00.. Sist oppdatert 14. februar 2019 09:13.