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SEC CON 2023: Securing Telecoms in Times of Conflict


Thu, 2 Mar: 09:30 - 15:00 CET



Ministerial Stage, CC5, Upper Walkway



Session Description

Securing Telecoms in Times of Conflict
The GSMA was created on the common understanding to build and operate a world-wide mobile telecommunication network without borders.
Today, international changes in communication security and supply chain resilience are at the forefront of the evolution of telecommunication.
The diverging international challenges require a closer dialogue on security and supply chain between industry and a wide range of ecosystem players.
Join us at GSMA SEC CON to hear from leading security experts, in both the public and private sector, on how to keep telecoms secure in times of conflict.
09:30 -11:00
Session 1: The Mobile Network Battlefield - Recognizing the role of telecoms during conflict
Opening Remarks:
Mats Granryd, Director General, GSMA
Our Speakers:
Cathal McDaid, Chief Technology Officer, Enea AdaptiveMobile Security
Justin Williams, Group Information Security Officer, MTN Group
Dan Beaman, Global Director - 5G | IoT | MEC, Palo Alto Networks
Silke Holtmanns, Telecommunication Security Expert, PwC
Yuriy Matsyk, Head of the MDT’s Department of Fixed Broadband, Ukraine’s Ministry of Digital Transformation
11:30 -12:30
Session 2: Keeping Civilians Connected in Conflict - Looking at the lifecycle from devices to networks
Our Speakers:
Volodymyr Lutchenko, Chief Technology Officer, Kyivstar
Andrew Lloyd, Vice President and Head of Government and Industrial Relations, Ericsson
David Rogers MBE, Chief Executive Officer, Copper Horse
Session 3: Disinformation, Propaganda and Active Measures - Securing telecoms to stop fake news from spreading
Our Speakers:
Erika Magonara, Cybersecurity Officer, European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA)
Robert Muggah, Co-Founder, SecDev
Rear Admiral Retired David Simpson, Professor, Virginia Tech
Philippe Vuilleumier, Senior Security Advisor, Swisscom

Master of Ceremonies:
Samantha Kight, Head of Industry Security, GSMA

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