Awareness Meeting for Policy & Decision Makers

Cybersecurity for the Internet of Things

November 23rd, 2018

Brussels, Belgium






Cybersecurity for the Internet of Things
Awareness Meeting for Policy & Decision Makers

November 23th, 2018, Brussels

The COST Action CRYPTACUS 1 ( is organising this high-Level Awareness Meeting on Cybersecurity for the Internet of Things (IoT) to gather leading experts from academia across Europe to discuss the cybersecurity challenges that affect the IoT. They will cover the technical and societal aspects of the many challenges around the security of pervasive and ubiquitous systems, and what progress has been made during the last years. They will also, through a programme with targeted presentations and an open panel discussion, highlight how the area will likely evolve in the future and its relevance to the security of EU businesses and citizens.

  • 12:30 – 14:00 Welcome Lunch
  • 14:00 – 14:10 Opening Session by Ronald de Bruin – COST Association Director
  • 14:10 – 14:30 Ioannis Askoxylakis, “EU Perspective on Cybersecurity for the IoT”
  • 14:30 – 14:50 Evangelos Ouzounis, “ENISA’s activities in IoT Security”
  • 14:50 – 15:10 Bart Preneel, “How IoT Security is different from IT Security”
  • 15:10 – 15:30 Lejla Batina, “The Role of Hardware Security in IoT”
  • 15:30 – 15:50 Agusti Solanas, “Privacy in the Era of IoT and UCS”
  • 15:50 – 16:10 Flavio Garcia, “Automotive security, the Bad and the Ugly”
  • 16:10 – 16:30 Julio Hernandez-Castro, “IoT Ransomware”
  • 16:30 – 16:55 Panel Discussion, chaired by Gildas Avoine

Location: Manos Conference Center, Chaussée de Charleroi, 135, B-1060 Brussels, Belgium

Organizer and Contact: ,

Registration: Registration is free but mandatory. To register, please send an email to before November 21st, 2018.

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Funded by the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme of the European Union