The American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, in cooperation with the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA), successfully held the 4th Digital Sustainability Forum on the EU Cybersecurity certification for businesses together with policy-makers on March 31, 2021.
Athanasios Staveris-Polykalas, Secretary General for Telecommunications and Posts, Ministry of Digital Governance and Despina Spanou, Head of Cabinet of the Vice-President of the European Commission Margaritis Schinas, provided keynote insights on public-private cooperation concerning cybersecurity certification in cloud services.
Andreas Mitrakas, Head of Unit, Market Certification & Standardization, European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) and Eric Vétillard, Lead Certification Expert, European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) presented the development of an ambitious scheme for strengthening Cybersecurity for Cloud Services, and stressed the added value for its implementation by CSPs (Cloud Service Providers) to strengthen national, European and international security.
A constructive discussion followed on the impact and benefits of adopting the new standards and obtaining certification on cloud cybersecurity – new business opportunities with distinguished speakers: Konstantinos Rotas, Head of Regulatory Compliance and Strategic Planning, Directorate for Cybersecurity Strategic Planning, National Cybersecurity Authority Greece, Ministry of Digital Governance, Andreas Fuchsberger, Standards Officer, Microsoft’s Corporate Standards Group, Jonathan Sage, Cybersecurity Policy Lead, IBM Europe, Aliki Foinikopoulou, Vice-Chair of Amcham EU’s Digital Economy Committee and Director EU Governmental Affairs and Public Policy Salesforce, American Chamber of Commerce to the EU.
Nikolaos Bakatselos, President, American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, Theodosis Michalopoulos, CEO Microsoft Greece, Cyprus &Malta, Spyros Poulidas, CEO, IBM Greece & Cyprus and Chairman, Information Technology & Communications Committee, American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce stressed the importance of this initiative by the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce and European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA).
The discussion was facilitated by Elias Spirtounias, Executive Director, American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce.
The American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, in cooperation with the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA), is organizing a Digital Sustainability Forum on the EU Cybersecurity certification for businesses together with policy-makers on March 31, 2021, at 13:00 -14:45 EEST hours.
The event aims to lay out the key attributes of cybersecurity certification of ICT products, ICT processes and ICT services in the EU, to provide background information on the development of Cybersecurity certification schemes, and the impact this has for related business and opportunities in this field.
We invite you to a workshop that allows you to deep dive into the world of cybersecurity Cloud certification. The workshop will also highlight the impact and benefits of adopting the new standards and obtaining certification. Andreas Mitrakas, Head of Market, Certification and Standardization Unit of the Agency, will provide an introduction into this topic. Eric Vétillard, the Lead certification expert within ENISA, responsible for the design and development of this Cloud scheme, will present and host the workshop.
ENISA has undertaken the important role as the EU Agency for Cybersecurity in the establishment of a European cybersecurity certification framework by developing cybersecurity certification schemes in close collaboration with the European Union Commission and Member States.