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The European Centre for Information Policy and Security (ECIPS) works at finding crucial pragmatic solutions to the ever growing International Security and Cyber Threats around the world.

As the initiating body of CYBERPOL, it promotes among others, a global awareness within the Cyber Threat Resilience Domain against that of Cyber Terrorism and Cyber Criminality of today.

ECIPS is launching its annual CYBERPOL Global Cyber Security Summit, a platform aimed at fostering dialogue amongst, key security players – such as Governments, Corporations, Banks, Private Businesses, Academics, Think Tanks, the Military and other partners. It is essential that major players and stakeholders cooperate in order to jointly secure cyber space and develop international cyber resilience strategies to counter ever multiplying criminal and terrorist threats from organized criminal groups that will ultimately preparing for Day “0” when it arrive.

The Conference will review and anticipate multiple security threats such as Cyber Terrorism and Insider Threats in order to gain a comprehensive understanding of main challenges, gather lessons learned and best practices, offer operational insights as well as strategic advice on the way ahead to combat cyber crime.

In order to preserve and protect their shared values and interest, participants will investigate new and emerging cyber threats facing EU players, from ordinary citizens to major corporations, and collectively reflect on joint innovative responses.

The Summit will cover the following topics:

• Governments / EU cyber security policy and strategy
• Future cyber threats
• Cost of cyber attacks
• Collective innovative strategies and targeted responses to the evolving threats, including protection of critical assets
• Working with cross Industry/Government partners to enhance cyber resilience
• Supporting transnational cyber-counter crime operations across Europe
• Optimal use of technology to increase safety and security


17-18 November 2015 at “The Square”, Brussels, Belgium


The CYBERPOL Cyber Security Summit 2015 by ECIPS will trigger a High Level Debate on Security Policy, Information and Technology for the following partners:

• Government Agencies, Ministries and Departments responsible for national cyber security and emergency/contingency planning, in the areas of Rule of Law and Order:

• Justice
• Police and Security Agencies
• Organized Crime
• Intelligence
• Counter-Terrorism
• Information Technology (digital Forensics, etc.)

• Local Authorities

• Private Sector (Financial Institutions; International Corporations; CNI; ISPs; Data Collection Centers; Energy Companies; Media/Telecommunications/Mobile Operators …) as represented by: Heads of Departments, CEOs; Managing Directors; Chiefs IT & Digital Security; Network Architects…

• Relevant Experts from Academia and Think Tanks


Free attendance to the official announcement of the creation of “CYBERPOL” to take place day two at 4 pm.


• Mr. Raymond Kendall, The 6th Secretary General, INTERPOL
• Ricardo Baretzky President ECIPS
• Dr. (Dott.) Luigi Gallina, Vice President of ECIPS
• Prof. Francisco Jorge Gonçalves is Coordinator of the Cabinet for the Planning and Technical Support of Material Resources/ Portuguese National Authority for Civil Protection/Ministry of Internal Affairs/Portugal. Guest Teacher in Open University/Portugal
• Mr. Holger Spohn, Cyber Defence, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE)
• Mr. Stephan Van Hauwe, Head of Security & Operations at Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC)
• Mr. Joe Shenouda, CYBERPOL Team SIEM /NGIPS/IDS – Next Generation Intrusion Prevention System/Intrusion Detection System
• Prof. Cláudio Lucena, Dean, Law Faculty, Paraíba State University, ICT Law ECIPS Official.
• Prof. David Benford MSc,
• Mr. Simon Fordham, Chairman, International Cyber Security Protection Alliance (ICSPA)
• Daniel J. Maloney, Deputy CSO – Verizon, Public Policy, Law and Security Executive Director, Corporate Security
• Mike Loginov Vice Chairman The Coventry University MBA Cyber Security. COO ISSA UK. C|CISO FRSA Global Cyber Security Strategist
• Paul C Dwyer, President of ICTTF and CEO at Cyber Risk International.
• Geert Delrue, AML/CFT Expert – Law Enforcement Belgium
• Mr. Jordan Barth, CISSP, GCFA, Senior Cyber Security Expert, KPMG Belgium
• Mr. Jay McGowan, Founder, McGowan Consulting, USA Insider Threat Specialist
• Mr.Dave Herrmann FORTINET
• Mr. Jordan Barth, CISSP, GCFA, Senior Cyber Security Expert, KPMG Belgium
• Mr. Hallvard Vinje, Director for Business Development, Defence & Intelligence, Thinklogical
• Mr. Neil Walker, Director Programs & Events, BORDERPOL
• Albena Spasova, President at International Cyber Investigation Training Academy
• Mr. Nigel Morris-Cotterill,
• Mr. Steven Ackx, Director, Enterprise Advisory cvba/scrl
• Senior Representative, Balabit
• Mr. Sheraz Ali, European Cyber Resilience Research Network, Netherlands
• Mr. Nicolas Castellon, Reearcher, Fundação Getulio Vargas, Brazil
• Prof Alhas Maicibi, General Secretary, African Center for Cyberlaw and Cybercrime Prevention (ACCP)

Get a one year free ECIPS civil membership if you attend the Summit :
Core Benefits:

Reduced fee to attend at all events and the Annual Summit (Limited Space),
Rapid, comprehensive reports on other events sent to your in-box,
Unparalleled peer-to-peer and cross-constituency networking opportunities,
Access to advice, knowledge and expertise Reduced fees apply.
Free copies of all publications unclassified publications,

Event Organizer Contact

Mr. Neil Walker
European Centre for Information Policy and Security (ECIPS).eu
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