The International Multi Track Conference on Sciences, Engineering & Technical Innovations, The CT Group of Institutions, India

The International Policing Forum, The People’s Public Security University of China, China

The Conference Cybersecurity Challenges, Marshall Center, Romania

IDC IT Security Roadshow, The International Data Corporation (IDC), Romania

The Seminar GoDigital, PRISMA European Network, Romania

The International Law Enforcement Cooperation Course, The European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training (CEPOL), Hungary

The AEPC Conference & General Council Meeting, The Association of European Police Colleges (AEPC), Turkey

Challenges and Opportunities in Cyberspace Workshop, Al. I. Cuza Police Academy, Romania

Challenges and Opportunities in Cyberspace Workshop - Second Edition, Al. I. Cuza Police Academy, Romania

Tor and Darknet Course, The European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training (CEPOL), Romania

 

The conference How do we protect ourselves from cybercrime?

Legal Magazine organized the conference “How do we protect ourselves from cybercrime?” on June 27, 2017. I attended this event as a representative of Romanian Association for Information Security Assurance.

Discussion topics were:

  • The benefits of cybercriminals: DDoS and ransomware attacks;
  • WannaCry attack – concrete data and estimated damage;
  • How does spam botnets work;
  • What is Xagent, a cyber-threat for Mac terminals, part of one of the largest cyber-spying campaigns;
  • What are Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs);
  • Where is the lack of digital hygiene? How well are mobile terminals (smartphones and tablets) protected?;
  • Are there insurance policies against cyber risks? Where, how, under what conditions ?;
  • How do anti-malware solutions providers interact with European and local institutions (Europol, Romanian Police, CERT-RO) to combat cybercrime?.

This event was attended by officials from the public administration, representatives of the Government, Romanian Police, CERT-RO and STS, as well as distinguished representatives of banks, insurance companies, law firms, consultants and analysts, and IT and security specialists.