PROGRESS: Promoting Global Cyber Resilience for Sectors and Societies

PROGRESS: Promoting Global Cyber Resilience for Sectors and Societies

Roundtable | Free | English

Thursday, June 27th, 2019


Tel Aviv University - Naftali Building(Room 527)


Tel Aviv University researchers will showcase “ProGReSS”: a newly launched applied research by the Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center. Leveraging original research, unique experience and good practices across a community of public and private stakeholders worldwide, ProGReSS develops a methodology to better assess cyber maturity of critical infrastructure sectors.
Societies worldwide undergo profound digital transformations and rightly expect to reap great benefits.
ProGReSS offers cost-effective assessment methodology, simplified vendor-neutral progression paths towards Cyber Resilience, all while holistically focusing on the critical infrastructure sector.





Gathering & Refreshments


Greetings & Opening Remarks

Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Prof. Isaac Ben-Israel , Conference Chairman , Cyber Week ; Director , Blavatnik ICRC, Tel Aviv University

Yigal Unna , Director General , Israel National Cyber Directorate


The Progress Model

Dr. Lior Tabansky , Head of Cyber Research Development , Blavatnik ICRC, Tel Aviv University


Coffee Break


Roundtable Discussion

Moderator - Sandra Sargent , Senior Operations Officer , ICT Department, World Bank

Moderator - Roi Yarom , Director, Economy and Growth Center , Israel National Cyber Directorate

Peter Kimpian , Data Protection Unit, Human Rights and Rule of Law , Council of Europe

Kathryn Jones , Senior Policy Advisor , Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport ; Vice Chair of the Working Party on Security and Privacy in the Digital Economy (SPDE) , OECD ; UK Representative on CyberSecurity , ITU

Anthony De Lannoy , Executive Director , International Monetary Fund

Jeferson Fued Nacif , Cabinet of Institutional Security , Presidency of the Republic

Tom Alexandrovich , Manager, Aviation Guidance Department, Critical Infrastructures Division , Israel National Cyber Directorate (INCD)

Taro Hashimoto , Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications

Nayia Barmpaliou , Head of Public Sector, Centre of Cybersecurity , World Economic Forum