Cyber Intelligence Europe 2013


 17-19 September 2013

Venue : Renaissance Marriott Brussels Hotel, Brussels, Belgium

Jul 18, 2013, 04:00 pm EST


Cybercrime is an ever increasing worry for many governments and law enforcement agencies. Many countries are uncertain about their cyber boundaries and how to combat the sophisticated cyber threats/attacks that they face. Cyber Intelligence Europe will offer attendees the opportunity to hear in-depth presentations on the strategies for combating cybercrimes and the cooperation between the public and private sector.

‘Cybercrime is a hidden reality. Cyber criminals hide behind boundaries, geographical boundaries do not apply to them, law enforcement has numerous boundaries and corporates hide behind the boundary that cyber is a technical issue. Everyone is affected by technology, and all must realise and respond to their risks. It’s time to get as organised as organised crime.’ -Mike Hurst, CSCSS Director, Cyber Fraud Investigation and Prevention

On the 17th September the first day of our Cyber Intelligence Europe event at the Renaissance Brussels Hotel, the Centre for Strategic Cyberspace & Security Science (CSCSS) will be conducting two half day workshops based around the challenges of cybercrimes.

Technical Challenges in Cybercrime Detection & Prevention

By attending this workshop delegates will be introduced to the current cybercrime landscape which is having an impact to both public and private sector organisations worldwide. Through a series of interactive discussions delegates will learn how the proceeds of cybercrime is funding global criminal activity and understand the motivations behind the networks that are collaboratively causing disruption to websites, networks and critical infrastructure.

A collaborative criminal issue requires a collaborative response and so delegates will be encouraged to share experiences on various aspects including detection, prevention, tools and intelligence sharing.

“Cybercrime, despite the simplicity of nomenclature, has gone from a simple pinball machine ‘innocent’ ripoff to a strategic profit making event. In a recent Microsoft FBI report, a single event of nearly $500M USD was brought down 
( Some say this is only the tip of the iceberg, yet with Internet sales well into the billions of dollars, one can easily see the enticing numbers and fortunes that can be plundered from the comfort of ones own home. Think you are immune? Think again.” – Marc Gartenberg, CSCSS COO

The key factors which make cybercrime and fraud attractive and the costs associated with such activity, key strategies to combat cybercrime, opportunities for intelligence sharing and the latest technical tools to assist in the fight against cybercrime.

Operational Challenges in Cybercrime Detection & Prevention

There are many challenges in ensuring that organisations are sufficiently equipped to deal with cybercrime. From a legal and regulatory perspective there are complex considerations to understand when it comes to implementing detection and prevention controls, additionally it is not always clear where responsibility should sit for cybercrime protection.

Delegates will explore the relevant frameworks and legal tools that can be used to protect their organisation and critical infrastructure. Collaboratively the delegates will examine and share experience on operational aspects for effective detection and prevention including polices, response plans and an examination of how we can collectively bridge the current skills gap; how can specialist staff be identified and/or trained and then retained within our organisations.

Key legal and regulatory frameworks and tools, best practise in assigning roles, responsibilities and implementing policies and response plans to recognise and reduces the risks associated with cybercrime. How to implement an effective training plan to ensure key skill are maintained within an organisation.

‘It’s very important to continue the transformation and evolution of our digital economy to address cyber threat, both cyber-espionage, cyber-crime and cyber-terrorism play an impactful role in today’s society. It is an enormous and an exponentially growing threat and so will certainly be a key part of the next decade” -Richard Zaluski, CSCSS President, CEO.

“Cybercrime is increasingly becoming an urgent topic at senior management level within both public and private sector

organisations. All too often a lack of understanding at board level means that cyber related risk are considered to be

solely ‘an IT issue’ but in reality there needs to be ownership and collaboration across the entire organisation in order to

ensure that you are suitably prepared and protected against a cyber-attack. In the period March 2012 to February 2013, Action Fraud in the UK received 58,662 cyber-enabled frauds and 9,898 computer misuse crime reports* but many more go unreported. Not all cybercrime results in a direct financial cost, there are reputational and regulatory considerations which should also be carefully considered.” -Darren Hodder, Vice President, Cyber Fraud Intelligence

* Source: 2013 Annual Fraud Indicator:

The 18th and 19th September will allow attendees the opportunity to hear knowledgeable presentations from the key
agencies/organisations in Europe. Our conference speaker list includes:

  • Suleyman Anil, Head of Cyber Defence, NATO
  • Detective Superintendent Laurent Bounameau, Head of Section, Intelligence Manager, Internet & e-payment Investigations, Federal Computer Crime Unit, Federal Judicial Police, Belgium
  • Guiseppe Abbamonte, Head of Unit, Trust and Security, DG-CONNECT, European Commission
  • Dr. Udo Helmbrucht, Executive Director, European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA)
  • Heli Tiirmaa-Klaar, Cyber Security Policy Advisor, European External Action Service (EEAS)
  • Inspector Ljuban Petrovic, Service for Combating Organized Crime, Cyber Crime Department, Ministry of Interior,Serbia
  • Francesca Bosco, Project Officer, United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI)
  • Shaun Cavanaugh, International Cyber Engagement Officer, J6 Cyber and C4 Operations Directorate , U.S. European Command (USEUCOM)

About the event organisers Intelligence-Sec Limited

Intelligence-Sec is a fully integrated Conferences and Exhibitions Company creating targeted well thought out four day events to keep you fully up to date with all the topical subjects in the security industry. Our employees are fully up to speed, and passionate about security and aim to provide you with the best industry events across the globe. With full experience of operating in global markets we ensure that our clients are 100% satisfied with our services. We aim to work to your requirements and are fully flexible so that you gain the best possible return on investment at our events. Intelligence-Sec employees have extensive knowledge in the events and security industry. We work with local government agencies to ensure the best quality of knowledge and up to date topics are being discussed at our events.

We ensure that each event Intelligence-Sec deliver is thoroughly researched to provide subject matter of a high standard. We strive to engage the best industry speakers from across the globe in order that you receive a full perspective of the event focus when you participate.

About the workshop organisers CSCSS

The Centre for Strategic Cyberspace + Security Science / CSCSS is a multilateral, international not-for-profit organization that conducts independent cyber-centric research, development, analysis, and training in the areas of cyberspace, defence intelligence, cyber security, cybercrime, and science while addressing the threats, trends, and opportunities shaping international security policies and national cyberspace cyber security initiatives.

CSCSS, as a strategic leader in cyberspace, works jointly with key partners to address, develop, and define cyber technologies, cyber defence force capabilities, information dominance, and concept operations. We deliver practical recommendations and  innovative solutions and strategies to advance a secure cyberspace domain.

Contact: Sales Department
Telephone: +44(0)1582 346 706
Email: [email protected]

(Source: CDM & Intelligence-Sec)

July 18, 2013

cyber defense awardsWe are in our 11th year, and Global InfoSec Awards are incredibly well received – helping build buzz, customer awareness, sales and marketing growth opportunities, investment opportunities and so much more.
Cyber Defense Awards

12th Anniversary Top InfoSec Innovator & Black Unicorn Awards for 2024 are now Open! Finalists Notified Before BlackHat USA 2024...