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Securing network and information systems in the European Union is crucial to the growth of the digital economy as well as to the protection of citizens and society. EU institutions are working on various fronts to promote cyber resilience of the digital infrastructure and trust in IT products and services. In anticipation of the new EU Cybersecurity Strategy, including the review of the NIS Directive, EIF is pleased to host an online event to discuss with policymakers and industry representatives about EU priorities and challenges in the context of cybersecurity certifications and response to cyberattacks:

  • Priority areas for future certification
  • Sectoral cybersecurity approaches
  • EU and international cooperation

  • Programme

    Opening remarks

    Marina Kaljurand MEP and EIF Steering Committee Member


    Philippe Blot, Lead Expert on Certification, ENISA

    Bernardo Costa Pereira, Cyber Attaché, Portuguese Permanent Representation

    Tomas Jakimavicius, Senior Director of Public Policy - Europe, GSMA

    Dr Claire Vishik, Intel Fellow and Chief Technology Officer, Government Markets and Trade group at Intel Corporation

    Alexandra Maniati, Director, Cybersecurity & Innovation, European Banking Federation


    Maria Rosa Gibellini, Director General, European Internet Forum

    Exchange of views with the participants under the Chatham House rule

Practical information

09 December 2020 15:00 - 16:45

EIF online event

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  • Marina Kaljurand MEP, EIF Steering Committee Member
  • Philippe Blot Lead Expert on Certification ENISA
  • Tomas Jakimavicius Senior Director of Public Policy - Europe GSMA
  • Claire Vishik Intel Fellow CTO of Intel GMT
  • Alexandra Maniati Director, Cybersecurity & Innovation European Banking Federation
  • Maria Rosa Gibellini Director General European Internet Forum