Cybersecurity conference "Cyberchess 2017"

CERT.LV and ISACA Latvia chapter in collaboration with LMT, SQUALIO cloud consulting and Accenture Latvia are organizing an international cybersecurity conference "Cyberchess 2017". Every year the conference is attended by nearly 600 participants.

Date & place: October 5, 2017 from 9:00 till 17:00 in Radisson Blu Hotel Latvija, Elizabetes Street 55, Riga, Latvia. Registration starts at 8:20.

Language: Main conference language is English, some presentations in parallel sessions in Latvian.

Online stream recording

Certificates: Attendees will receive certificate of attendance.

Conference is held as a part of European Cyber Security Month.

Conference Twitter hashtag #kibersahs


08:30 - 09:00 Registration of participants
  Opening Remarks (LV/EN)
Room Omega 2
09:00 - 09:35 Opening remarks:
Raimonds Bergmanis, Minister of Defence of the Republic of Latvia
Sintija Deruma, CISM, President of ISACA Latvia chapter presentation
Baiba Kaškina, CERT.LV General Manager presentation
09:35 - 10:30 "The Product Liability Directive of the EC and the Internet of Things" (EN) - Éireann Leverett, Concinnity Risks, CEO
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
  Emerging Threats and Technologies (EN)
Room Omega 2
Different Risks (EN)
Room Beta
NIS Directive Implementation (EN)
Room Alfa
11:00 - 11:30 "Does your fridge help to 'crack' the Pentagon servers" - Egons Bušs, LMT Security Director "Addressing ICT supply chain risks" - Donald (Andy) Purdy, Jr., Esq., CISSP, CIPP/US, CISM, Huawei Technologies USA, Chief Security Officer

"NIS directive implementation challenges" panel discussion (presentation) with:

Elsa Neeme, Republic of Estonia Information System Authority, Presentation
Martijn de Hamer, NCSC-NL, Presentation
Sanita Žogota, Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Latvia, Presentation
Edgars Tauriņš, CERT.LV, Presentation.

Moderator: Baiba Kaškina, CERT.LV

11:35 - 12:05 "Artificial Intelligence (AI) on the Horizon of Cyber Security" - Alise Silde, Accenture Latvia, Security Team Lead "Proactively managing risks of digital state" - Liisa Past, Kaur Virunurm, Republic of Estonia Information System Authority
12:10 - 12:40 "Untapped Malicious Potential: Calculating a maximum rDDoS metric" - Éireann Leverett, Concinnity Risks, CEO "Online censorship and its security impact" - Kirils Solovjovs, Possible Security, Lead Researcher
12:40 - 13:30 Lunch
  CERT.LV Technical Studies (EN)
Room Omega 2
Network Related Security (EN)
Room Beta
Data Privacy (LV)
Room Alfa
13:30 - 14:00

"Dissecting APT sample step by step" - Kārlis Podiņš, CERT.LV, IT Security Expert

"Take or Buy? DNS and Domain Abuse In Switzerland" - Michael Hausding, SWITCH-CERT, Competence Lead, DNS & Domain Abuse "Datu aizsardzības evolūcija Vispārīgajā datu aizsardzības regulā" - Lauris Linabergs, Datu valsts inspekcija, Eiropas Savienības un starptautiskās sadarbības nodaļas vadītājs
14:05 - 14:35 "Analysis of Cybercrime friendly sales policy" - Varis Teivāns, CERT.LV, Deputy Manager "Advanced unknown malware in the heart of Europe" -  Vladimír Sedláček, GREYCORTEX, CTO "5 Stages of GDPR Grief" - Anna Vladimirova - Kryukova, COBALT Legal, Associate, Data Protection Officer
14:40 - 15:10 "Firmware over the air: Case study of Adups FOTA" - Jānis Džeriņš, CERT.LV, IT Security Expert "Cloud based BGP hijack and anomaly detection technique" - Andis Āriņš, University of Latvia "Žurnālfailu analīze – kāpēc par to jādomā? Prakse, padomi un ieteikumi." - Didzis Balodis, SQUALIO cloud consulting,
15:10 - 15:40 Coffee break
  Future of Cyber security (EN)
Room Omega 2
15:40 - 16:10 "Cybersecurity is an integral part of society security " - Dr.Kaspars Osis, Vidzemes University of Applied Sciences, Director of Knowledge and Technology centre
16:10 - 16:50 "The Long Road to Cyber Autonomy" - Yan Shoshitaishvili, Assistant Professor at Arizona State University, Shellphish computer hacking group (DARPA's Cyber Grand Challenge TOP 3)
16:50 - 17:00 Closing of the Conference