FIC 2015 has lived up to expectations! With more than 4,300 participants from 78 countries, it has reaffirmed its status as an international meeting of men and women who place cybersecurity among the conditions that must be met for digital society to flourish. During two days, here in Lille, political leaders, manufacturers, academics and legal, security and defence professionals have rubbed elbows. The FIC’s slogan could very well be « Breaking down the barriers to sharing ». Each participant has had a hand in its success. The main ideas emerging from the debates are certainly the fruits of speakers’ reflections, but they are also the products
The 7th edition of the International Cybersecurity Forum united 4300 visitors, with a remarkable international presence, the heart of a rich and intense program of conferences and workshops. The fight against terrorism was one of the key topics discussed, as well as innovation led by the Secretary of State for digital security, Axelle Lemaire. To see the full press release, click here.
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Jamie Saunders, Director of the British National Cyber Crime Unit (NCA), will be present at the FIC on January 20. He will speak at the C10 conference: « European anti-cybercrime control strategies » at 12:30PM, with Jean-Yves Latournerie, prefect in charge of digital security, and Sabine Vogt, Head of Direction Serious and Organised Crime (BKA).
On January 20 and 21 the FIC will welcome the next two key players in the US cybersecurity sector. Major General John A. Davis, Senior Military Advisor to the Secretary of Defense on cybersecurity of the United States, will speak on Wednesday January 21 at 1:15PM during the C15 conference: « What is the role of cybersecurity in military operations?« , with Vice-Amiral Arnaud Coustillière, Officier général à la cyberdéfense, French Ministry of Defense, and Sorin Durcaru, Ambassadeur Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges (NATO). Brigadier General Welton Chase, director of the C4 / Internet EUCOM (ECJ6), the US Command Forces
NATO: general Paloméros, Supreme Allied Commander of Digital Transformation, will speak at the FIC 2015
The Air Force General Jean-Paul Paloméros, Supreme Allied Commander (NATO) will be present at the FIC 2015. He will speak on Tuesday January 20, at 11.30AM during the conference “NATO’s new cyber defense strategy ». General Jean-Paul Paloméros was appointed Supreme Allied Commander of Digital Transformation (ACT) by the North Atlantic Council on August 6, 2012. He obtained the high command in Norfolk, Virginia (USA) on September 28, 2012. The ACT is one of the two strategic commands of NATO, alongside the Supreme Allied Commander in Europe (SACEUR).