Main Plenary

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

08:00-09:00 Registration & Gathering 
09:00-10:15 Opening Session 

Conference Moderator: Keren Elazari, Analyst, Author & Researcher, Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center, Tel Aviv University & 

Conference Chairman: Major Gen. (Ret.) Prof. Isaac Ben-Israel, Director of the Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center (ICRC); Chairman, the Yuval Ne'eman Workshop for Science, Security & Technology, Tel Aviv University

Gili Drob-Heistein, Manager, Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center (ICRC), Tel Aviv University


Maj. Gen. Herzi Halevi, Chief of Defense Intelligence, IDF 


Yoram Cohen, Former Director of the I.S.A (Israeli Security Agency)

Buky Carmeli, Head of the National Cyber Security Authority, Israel

10:15-11:15 First Session: Stability in the International Cyber Domain

Chair:  Iddo Moed, Cyber Security Coordinator, Ministry of Foreign Affairs 


David KOH Tee Hian, Chief Executive, Cyber Security Agency, Prime Minister’s Office; Deputy Secretary (Technology & Special Projects), Ministry of Defence, Singapore


James Andrew Lewis, Senior Fellow, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), USA

William H. Saito, Special Advisor - Cabinet Office, Government of Japan

Kim Won-soo, Under Secretary-General and High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, UN

11:15-12:30  Second Session: Preparing for the Next Threat - Can We Build Ecosystem Resilience?

Chair: Keren Elazari, Analyst, Author & Researcher, Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center, Tel Aviv University & 


The Solutions Approach to the Cyber Threats: From APT Detection to High Level CERT
Dr. Yaniv Harel
, General Manager, Cyber Solutions Group of EMC; Head of Research Strategy, Blavatnik ICRC, Tel Aviv University 


Beau Woods, Deputy Director, Cyber Statecraft Initiative , the Atlantic Council, Washington DC


The Case for an Insured Internet

Ori Eisen, Founder & CEO, Trusona

We Need To Talk: Threat Intelligence Challenges

Wendy Nather, Research Director, Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC), USA

 12:30-13:30 Lunch & Networking
 13:30-14:15 Third Session: Business Executives Talk Cyber (Panel)

Moderator: Yoav Andrew Leitersdorf, Managing Partner, YL Ventures

Justin Somaini, Chief Security Officer, SAP Global Security (SGS)

K Ananth Krishnan, Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Tata Consultancy Services


Charles Blauner, Managing Director, Global Head of Information Security, Citi

Jeffrey Moore, CISO, Novartis

14:15-15:30 Forth Session: Terror, Espionage and Crime

Chair: Josh Goldfarb, VP, CTO,FireEye

Utilizing Threat Intelligence to Manage Cyber Risk to the Business

John P Watters, Chairman & CEO, iSIGHT Partners a FireEye Company

The Art of Attribution: Classifying Threat Actors in Cyberspace

Dr. Kenneth Geers, Cyber Centre Ambassador, NATO

An Effective Strategy for Countering Cyberterrorism
Yosef Lehrman
, Director of Information Security, New York City Police Department

Cybercrime; Trends and need to Re-calibrate LEA Strategy

Dr. Madan M. Oberoi, Director, Cyber Innovation and Outreach, Interpol

 15:30-16:15 Fifth Session: Hackable Humans 

Chair: Prof. Nathan Intrator, Researcher, Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center, Professor, School of Computer Science, Tel Aviv University


Unpatchable: Living with a Vulnerable Implanted Device
Dr. Marie Moe
, Research Scientist, SINTEF; Associate Professor, NTNU


Prof. Moran Cerf, Professor of Neuroscience, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University 


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