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NERO Webinar_July 2024
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INTERNAL EVENT

Empowering SMEs: Cybersecurity Strategies for a Secure Digital Future

3 July 2024 15:00–16:30

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SMEs represent the backbone of the European economy playing a key role in driving innovation, fostering economic growth, and creating job opportunities.

As the digital landscape becomes more connected thanks to emerging technologies such as IoT, AI, and Blockchain, SMEs are exposed to a set of very diverse cybersecurity threats that can significantly impact their operations, financial stability, and reputation.

The fast-evolving threat landscape requires them to constantly adapt and enhance their security measures in order to overcome critical consequences.

This webinar aims to shed light on innovative initiatives tailored specifically for SMEs, offering insights and solutions to enhance their cybersecurity resilience and protect their digital assets coming from five EC-funded initiatives: NERO, CyberSecPro, CYSSMEExcalibur and smartHEALTH EDIH.

By participating in this webinar, attendees can expect to gain a wealth of knowledge and insights into the following areas:

  • Understanding the cybersecurity challenges faced by SMEs and the implications for their business operations.
  • Exploring innovative cybersecurity initiatives and solutions tailored specifically for SMEs, including advanced cyber awareness programs, threat intelligence frameworks, and privileged access management solutions.
  • Learning from real-world use cases and demonstrations showcasing the impact of cybersecurity initiatives on SMEs resilience and security posture.
  • Engaging in insightful discussions with industry experts and project leaders to exchange ideas, best practices and lessons learned in enhancing SMEs cybersecurity.

SPEAKERS

 

Webinar Speakers_Jul2024

AGENDA

Time (CEST)

Title

Presenters

15:00-15:05

Welcome and introduction: Overview of the objectives and agenda

Cristina Mancarella, NERO's Communication and Dissemination lead, Trust-IT

15:05-15:15

An overview of the status of cybersecurity SMEs  Athanasios Kosmopoulos, Data Protection Officer at Hellenic Ministry of Digital Governance and National Representative of Greece at the Governing Board of the ECCC
Project Presentations: Uptake Of Innovative Cybersecurity Solutions

15:15-15:25

NERO - Advanced Cybersecurity Awareness Ecosystem for SMEs Dr. Charalambos Klitis, R&D Technical Project Manager at eBOS

15:25-15:35

CyberSecPro - Agile Cybersecurity Training for Europe's Digital Market Stefan Schauer, Senior Scientist at AIT Austrian Institute of Technology

15:35-15:45

CYSSME – Digital Europe Uptake CyberSecurity for Micro Enterprises, SMEs in Europe by European innovative CyberSecurity SMEs and associations Ulrich Seldeslachts, CEO at LSEC - Leaders In Security
15:45-15:55 Excalibur: Seamlessly integrated Privileged Access Management & Multi-Factor Authentication Eduard Paček, Business Development and Partnership Specialist, Excalibur
15:55-16:05 smartHEALTH EDIH: Mitigating Cyber Threats Risks Across the Healthcare Ecosystem Dr. Konstantinos Votis, Senior Researcher & Director of Visual Analytics Laboratory, Centre for Research and Technology Hellas / Information Technologies Institue (CERTH/ITI)
Panel Session: Tailoring solutions to SMEs' needs

16:05-16:25

Panel session - Tailoring solutions to SMEs' needs

 

  • Hellenic Ministry of Digital Governance/ECCC: Athanasios Kosmopoulos
  • NERO: Charalambos Klitis
  • CyberSecPro: Stefan Schauer
  • CYSSME: Ulrich Seldeslachts
  • Excalibur: Eduard Paček
  • smartHEALTH EDIH: Dr. Konstantinos Votis

16:25-16:30

Wrap-up and Next steps

Cristina Mancarella, Trust-IT