First NATO Workshop on Autonomous Cyberdefence

On March 19 NATO IST152 Research Task Group on Autonomous Intelligent Agents for Cyberdefence organised the first NATO-Industry workshop on Autonomous Cyber Defence at Cranfield University, UK. The workshop saw a very good participation both in terms of audience size and interaction with the group members. In the first part… Continue reading

EU Strategy on Artificial Intelligence

The European Commission published on April 25 2018 a Communication outlining the strategy of the EU for Artificial Intelligence. This post looks at the document, its structure and main points. While the first two chapters deal with a general introduction an AI scenarios and Europe’s competitive posture in the international… Continue reading

The EP marks 40 years of EU-ASEAN relationship

A report and motion from the Committee on Foreign Affairs (to be discussed in the Plenary on 2-3 October) will underscore the deepening relations between the European Union and the Association of South East Asia Nations (ASEAN), a strategic area of the Asia-Pacific region on the way to increased economic… Continue reading

e-Privacy XXI – Lucca 2017

e-Privacy is a biannual conference organised in Italy on the themes of privacy, security and surveillance. On June 23 2017 I prented at e-Privacy XXI a talk that is part of an ongoing research on cyber sovereignty and the role of nation states in Internet governance and cyber conflict. In his “Declaration… Continue reading

System Safety and Cyber Security IET Conference

I was invited among the speakers at the 11th International Conference on System Safety and Cyber Security  (SSCS) that was held in London, at Savoy Place last 12-13 October. SSCS, organised by The Institution of Engineering and Technology, is the largest conference for system safety specialists held in the UK. It was… Continue reading

CyCon 2016 Opens Tomorrow in Tallinn

[This is a CCDCOE Press Release] The 8th International Conference on Cyber Conflict opens tomorrow in Tallinn, Estonia and continues through June 3. Focused on the theme of Cyber Power, CyCon 2016 asks how the traditional concept of power applies to cyberspace. Accredited media is invited to a media briefing at… Continue reading

Cyber Conference 2016 at Chatham House

Chatham House (the Royal Institute of International Affairs) hosted its annual Cyber Conference this week in London. It must be said that the main threads of the discussion were not new in the field of cyber policy in general, and cyber security in particular. The raise of digital sovereignty was… Continue reading

EU-ASEAN Cyber Policy

In early march 2016 I was invited to speak about cyber policy at two important meetings in Jakarta, Indonesia. On March 1 I participated in the the Policy Dialogue Roundtable Meeting with representatives of TELSOM (the ASEAN Telecommunications Senior Officials Meeting) organized by the National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC)… Continue reading

ISACA Venice paper on Critical Infrastructures

ISACA Venice Chapter just published its 5th paper, “National Cybersecurity, Awareness in Critical Industries in North East Italy”. I am a co-author, with Luca Moroni (coordinator) and Giuseppe Esposito. The paper sketches the general scenario on Critical Infrastructure Protection, supplies examples and also a practical tool for self-evaluation that can be… Continue reading