Cyber Security | Seminar

When: 31.10.2018 - 17:00 - 19:00
Where:  Americké centrum, Tržiště 13, Praha 1 – Malá Strana
Admission: 

free, please, register by sending email to acprague@state.gov


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The American Center invites you to a seminar about cyber security. We will discuss data loss prevention – typology of cyber attackers, their motivation, methods how to defend before them and specific measures in this regard.

Dr. Michael Hsieh, executive director of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) Transformative Cyber Innovation Lab will open the seminar via Zoom application as the American key note speaker. Jakub Otčenášek from the National Cyber and Information Security Agency will add his opening remarks as the Czech key note speaker. Afterwards, discussion will follow. This event is organized in cooperation with Prague Security Studies Institute.

Dr. Michael Hsieh is the executive director of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) Transformative Cyber Innovation Lab and serves as an advisor to FDD’s Cyber-Enabled Economic Warfare project. He previously served as a program manager in the Information Innovation Office at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). His focus was on quantitative and cryptographic techniques for establishing provable security in big data and software. Most recently, Michael received a Council on Foreign Relations’ International Affairs Fellowship to work with the Japanese government to assess the prospect of developing high-risk / high-reward research institutions in Japan to support the U.S.-Japan security partnership. 

Jakub Otčenášek is an employee of the National Cyber and Information Security Agency, where within the International Organisations and Law Unit he covers the international aspects of cyber security policy including norms of responsible state behaviour in cyberspace. He previously worked as a consultant at EY, where he focused on EU policies. Jakub´s background is in International Relations and Peace and Conflict Studies.

This program will be in English.

Please register by October 30 at acprague@state.gov.