Cybersecurity Symposium

Our digital society under attack? Let's make it secure!

Cybersecurity Symposium
Date
07-03-2019
Time
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location
U Parkhotel, University of Twente, Enschede
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Our digital society under attack? Let’s make it secure!

On March 7 2019, The Digital Society Institute of the University of Twente will have its first symposium in a series of topics on digitalization. We will open the symposium series by looking at cybersecurity.

As the digitalization of society progresses and we increasingly become more dependent on our digital environments and infrastructures, we also become more vulnerable to attacks that were previously unknown to us. For this symposium, we look closer into the evolution of attacks and how we can possibly deal with them. Specifically, we will be discussing vulnerabilities in evolving systems such as the Internet, how we can assess their impact, and ways to detect and mitigate them. Due to the growing interconnection between our physical world with the digital world, we will also be looking at relevant non-technical aspects, including legal factors and the human involvement.

The symposium will take place during the afternoon, with a renowned keynote speaker, the opportunities of the Cybersecurity Center for the Manufacturing Industry, short expert talks and an interactive panel. We target SME entrepreneurs, academics and professionals working in the field of cybersecurity from different perspectives, be they technical, social, legal, or ethical. Of course, there will be plenty of time for discussions and networking.

The spoken language of this symposium is English.

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The cybersecurity symposium takes place in the new U Parkhotel at the University of Twente, Enschede.

U Parkhotel, University of Twente, Enschede
U Parkhotel University of Twente
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