CyberSecurity Day Conference

Cybersecurity Day Conference was organized by UTI with Evensys on October 29, 2014. This event was included in the series of ENISA conferences held during European Cybersecurity month. RAISA – Romanian Association for Information Security Assurance was present at this event by professor Ioan BACIVAROV – President of RAISA and assistant professor Ioan-Cosmin MIHAI – Vicepresident of RAISA.

Developed in the context of the spectacular growth of cybercrime, the conference brought together experts in computer security from some important national and international companies – EY, KPMG, IBM, HP Security, Symantec, Cisco, FireEye, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, Microsoft, UTI and certSIGN – and the representative professors from university environment.


The government sector was represented by Iulian Fota – presidential adviser on national security problems, Sorin Encutescu – adviser to prime minister, Florin Cosmoiu – CYBERINT Director, SRI, Marcel Opriş – STS Director, Varujan Pambuccian –deputy and member of the Committee IT&C in the Chamber of Deputies, Daniel Dăianu – Professor at SNSPA and President at ISEE and Augustin Jianu – General Director of CERT-RO.


The topics discussed focused on trends, procedures, computer security tools and services necessary for the prevention, detection and investigation of cyber incidents and to respond promptly to cyber incidents that threaten both public and private sectors.


Among the presentations of conference, we can mention the following ones:

  • An Intelligent Approach To Stopping Advanced Threats – Pete Gyenese, Channel Leader, Central and Eastern Europe, Central & Eastern Europe, IBM;
  • Holistic Approach of Modern Security Lifecycle Approach – Prevention, Protection, Detection and Response – Teodor Cimpoesu, CyberSecurity Business Unit Director, certSIGN;
  • Major Challenges in CyberSecurity Investigation and Intelligence Analysis – Dan Preisz, Public Security Competitive Intelligence Manager, SAP Romania;
  • Cisco Intelligent CyberSecurity for the Real World – Dorin Pena, General Manager, Cisco Romania.


In the context of increased need of managing cyber attacks, UTI launched at this conference the first private CERT (Computer Emergency Response Team) from Romania, which offers the necessary support for private companies to identify and to respond to cyber events.

Author: Assist.Prof.Dr. Ioan-Cosmin MIHAI - Vice President of RAISA
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