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22 Nov, 2022

Hybrid, Italy

Cyber Peace: Cooperating for the Stability and Security of the Cyber domain

In an era of technological interdependence, international cooperation is taking new and multifaceted forms to ensure sustainable transnational governance of the cyber domain. Cyber Diplomacy is emerging as a new diplomatic practice, involving non-traditional sets of actors called to negotiate international agreements, but also technical protocols and forms of governance accountability.

The event, organised as part of the Global PeaceTech Conference 2022, addresses the challenges and opportunities of Cyber Diplomacy as a new diplomatic practice and explores the challenges and opportunities of this shift for the peace and stability of the transnational digital domain.

14-17 November, 2022

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (the)

CyberWeek @LAC4 2022

The Latin America and Caribbean Cyber Competence Centre LAC4, implemented by EU CyberNet, organises a week full of different discussions, training, workshops, and networking on the most important topics that will take place in cooperation with many countries and organizations.

22 Nov, 2022

Hybrid, United Kingdom

Strengthening Cyber Resilience Conference

Around the world, more and more countries are harnessing digital transformation to contribute to national sustainable development goals and outcomes. There is increased recognition of the need to integrate cybersecurity considerations into the digital development agenda, to reduce the risks from the misuse of digital technologies and harness the opportunities of thriving, open societies powered by trusted technologies and a free, open, peaceful and secure cyberspace.

Against this backdrop, Chatham House is bringing together key stakeholders, practitioners, experts and decision-makers for a hybrid conference, learning from the experience of the UK’s largest-ever overseas cyber capacity-building project, the Digital Access Programme, implemented in Brazil, Kenya, Indonesia, Nigeria and South Africa.

The conference is a platform for sharing experience and knowledge about how international cybersecurity capacity building can support national sustainable development and cybersecurity outcomes, and the role of international partnerships.

17-18 November, 2022

Washington, United States

LATAM CISO Summit 2022

The Cybersecurity Network of the Americas is hosting its Annual Summit on November 17-18, 2002. Over two days, the Center for Cybersecurity Policy & Law (CCPL) will bring together the most relevant cybersecurity leaders of the Latin American and Caribbean to discuss the most critical and challenging threats and trends in the digital world. LATAM CISO Summit is the place where you will be able to build an exceptional network of collaboration and partnerships.

18-19 November, 2022

Mellieha & Valletta, Malta

Summit on Digital Diplomacy and Governance

The Summit on Digital Diplomacy and Governance, organised by DiploFoundation in cooperation with Malta’s Ministry for Foreign and European Affairs and Trade and the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, will look ahead at the future of diplomacy by reflecting on the past decades, marked by the use of technology in and for diplomacy.

Diplomats, academics, technologists, and NGO representatives will discuss digital diplomacy and governance, AI, e-commerce, cybersecurity, and other issues that shape our digital future, as well as policy processes including ongoing negotiations on the proposed Global Digital Compact.

Strategic foresight will be combined with practical insights on how to navigate the fast-changing digital geopolitics, how to negotiate new digital topics on the diplomatic agenda, and how to use new tools in diplomacy from social media, data, to AI and the metaverse.

21-24 November, 2022

Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Cyberdrill for Americans Region 2022 – Establishing cybersecurity response capabilities

The ITU Cyber drill is an event of ITU’s Telecommunication Development Sector (ITU-D). The purpose of the Cyberdrill is to enhance the communication and incident response capabilities of the participating teams as well as to ensure a continued collective effort in mitigating cyber threats among the region's national Computer Incident Response Teams. The Cyberdrill exercise is structured around various scenarios involving the most common types of cyberattacks while the sharing sessions, and provides a platform for cooperation and discussions on cybersecurity.

The 10th America Cyberdrill - Honduras 2022 takes place from 21 to 24 November 2022 at the kind invitation of CONATEL of Honduras and with the cooperation of COMTELCA as coorganizer. The event is meant for governments, institutions, and/or national CIRTs/CERTs to participate with technicians on cybersecurity and representatives at the manager level.

28 Oct, 2022


Web Forum: Finding long term solutions to curb cyber crimes in the digital sphere

The WebForum Conversation will focus on: “Finding a long-term solution to curb Cybercrimes in the digital sphere”.

The topics to be discussed will be
1. Data sovereignty in the cloud
2. The concept of ethical hacking
3. Metaverse VS. Web 3.0
4. Data protection and Cybersecurity policy
5. Challanges of Cyber secutity in the digital sphere

19 Oct, 2022

Brussels & Online, Belgium

Workshop on European Cybersecurity Capacity Building: Discussing the Oxford study on building cybersecurity capacity in Europe

The discussion will feature a presentation on the recently published report by the Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre at the University of Oxford: ‘’The Solution is in the Details: Building Cybersecurity Capacity in Europe’’. The authors reviewed how the 2020 European Union Cybersecurity Strategy could be implemented to ensure more effective cybersecurity capacity building both within the EU as well as abroad. Building forward on the findings, the study suggests a set of policy recommendations for the EU and its Member States.

To discuss the findings of this study, Microsoft is organizing a hybrid workshop on the 19th of October at 14:00-15:30 CET. The discussion will be kicked off by a presentation of the research and its recommendations provided by Dr. Jamie Saunders, co-author of the study. After this presentation, stakeholders of the European cybersecurity capacity building ecosystem are invited to provide commentary and discuss the implications of the study.

Speakers will include:
• Agnese Sollero, Policy Officer for Cybersecurity, Science, Technology, Innovation and Digitalisation, DG International Partnerships (INTPA)
• David van Duren, Director, Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (GFCE)
• Representative of the European External Action Service (EEAS)
• Dr Jamie Saunders, Oxford Martin School Fellow and Technical Board Member, Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre, University of Oxford

3 - 7 October 2022


OAS Cybersecurity Symposium – National Cyber Resilience: Reflections and Way Forward


- October 3, 2022: Inauguración | Opening

- October 4: Gestión de políticas de ciberseguridad | Cybersecurity policies and best practices

- October 5: Respuesta a incidentes | Incident response

- October 6: Concientización | Awareness Raising

- October 7: Cierre | Closing

18-19 October, 2022

The Hague, Netherlands (the)

ONE Conference 2022

ONE Conference is Europe’s prime cybersecurity event. A leading platform for sharing knowledge, best practices and research results, this year’s edition will take place on 18 & 19 October 2022. Both days offer a plenary programme as well as optional breakout sessions in smaller groups.

A wide variety of topics will be addressed: from highly technical subjects such as malware detection, incident response, and law enforcement cases to less technical subjects, such as partnerships between the public and the private domain, governance and recent cybersecurity research.

18-20 October, 2022

Singapore, Singapore

Singapore International Cyber Week (SICW) 2022

Organised by the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA), the Singapore International Cyber Week (SICW) is Asia-Pacific’s most established cybersecurity event. CSA is Singapore’s national authority for cybersecurity and plays a pivotal role in Singapore’s Smart Nation and digital economy ambitions.

The seventh edition of SICW will take place from 18 to 20 October 2022, at Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Singapore. Under the theme of “Digital Security - A Shared Responsibility”, SICW 2022 ramps up the momentum on cyber capacity building and international partnerships amid a landscape fraught with increasingly sophisticated cyber threats, and explores strategies to navigate volatile power relations between state and non-state actors.

The event will bring together global policy makers, industry leaders and top academia across the world to exchange best practices and strengthen international cooperation on topics ranging from emerging digital opportunities and cyber threats, evolution of cyberspace and cybersecurity policies, implementation of cyber norms, Internet of Things (IoT) and Operational Technology (OT) security.

SICW 2022 includes events such as the SICW Opening Ceremony, ASEAN Ministerial Conference on Cybersecurity (AMCC), Ministerial Roundtables, SICW Summit, ASEAN Cybercrime Prosecutors’ Roundtable Meeting (ACPRM), SG Cyber Safe for Enterprises Dialogue, International IoT Security Roundtable and more. GovWare Conference and Exhibition 2022, the region’s premier trade show for cybersecurity, will be held in conjunction with SICW. GovWare programmes include expert-led keynotes, cutting-edge tech showcase by leading global and local innovators, and capacity-development initiatives such as Singapore Cyber Conquest and Pitch Pit for startups.

18 Oct, 2022

Singapore, Singapore

GFCE Southeast Asia Regional Meeting

The second Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (GFCE) Southeast Asia Regional Meeting will bring together the GFCE community and ASEAN stakeholders to identify opportunities and challenges for cyber capacity building in the region and share good practices and knowledge. The session will discuss the importance of cyber capacity building in the UN Digital Development Agenda as well as the cyber capacity building landscape in Southeast Asia to be included into a Southeast Asia Cyber Capacity Building Agenda to enhance coordinated capacity building efforts in the region.

3-7 October, 2022

Valencia, Spain

UNICC Common Secure and UNDP Cybersecurity for Developing Nations Conference with FIRST

The United Nations International Computing Centre (UNICC) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) are pleased to announce that the 4th Annual UNICC Common Secure Conference and the 5th Annual UNDP Cybersecurity for Developing Nations Conference will take place as an onsite event in Valencia, Spain, from the 3rd to 7th of October 2022. The Conference will include a Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) Technical Colloquium.

The purpose of the conference is to share best practices, develop synergies and enhance collaboration within the UN system and with National and International Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRTs). Thought leaders will share innovation and knowledge among participants, including UN Agencies, national cybersecurity experts, industry and academia. During the conference, UNICC and UNDP will deliver Security Incident Response Training, based on the FIRST curriculum. The conference will conclude with a Capture the Flag (CTF) exercise for technical audiences and Tabletop exercises for cybersecurity practitioners.

14 Nov, 2022

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (the)

GFCE LAC Regional Meeting 2022

This event is being co-organized by the Secretariat of the Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (GFCE), Latin American and Caribbean Cyber Competence Center (LAC4), EU CyberNet Project and the CICTE Secretariat.

The objective of this year’s regional meeting is to discuss the role of the GFCE in Latin America and the Caribbean and how to best coordinate capacity building efforts in the region. 

13-15 September 2022

The Hague, Netherlands (the)

GFCE Annual Meeting 2022

The GFCE Annual Meeting 2022 in the Hague will bring the GFCE Community together in person for the first time after almost three years to reflect on the GFCE's developments and activities, explore the GFCE's coordination role in identified areas (e.g. gender, UN processes, regions), and exchange ideas or updates on key topics.

The three-day Annual Meeting will take place at The Hague Conference Centre and there will be several networking opportunities arranged for all participants.

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