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Mobile Deployable Communications Conference - 04/12/2017

EU Military Staff, European Defence Agency, Military Communications Institute to Discuss Cyber Security in The Tactical Communications Domain

Cyber security of tactical communications will be a key focus of mobile deployable communications conference

Attendees of the next Mobile Deployable Communications conference, taking place in Warsaw on the 1st and 2nd February 2018, will hear how leading military nations ensuring secure communications are being effectively operated in contested environments - with a dedicated focus on cyber security in the tactical communications domain.

At the event, Colonel Heinrich Krispler, Branch Chief Policies and Requirements, Communications and Information Systems Directorate, from EU Military Staff will present: ‘Ensuring Robust and Efficient CIS Architectures and Cyber Defence for Military EU CSDP Missions and Operations’. This will cover: CSFP including goals of the Global Strategy; CSDP overview military and civilian missions and operations; Cyber strategy and overview of conceptional framework of the EU including CIS and Cyber concept; Overview and status of different CIS and Cyber projects including EUMS approach FMN and CWIX; Vision EUMS: How to enhance information priority, CIS effectiveness and Cyber defence for military CSDP missions and operations.

Major Salvador Llopis, Project Officer Cyber Defence Technology, from European Defence Agency will present: ‘An Insight into the Cyber Impact and the Convergence with Electronic Warfare on Deployable Communications’. Covering: Information Requirements for Cyber Defence and Electronic Warfare decision making; The Value of Architectures for planning the CIS Infrastructure and their Defences for EU-led Operations; On the road to ensure the availability of the state-of-the art of Cyber Defence Technology.

Lieutenant Colonel Bartosz Jasiul, Head of Cyber Security Laboratory, C4I Systems’ Department, from Military Communications Institute will present: ‘Cyber Security of Communication Systems based on R&D activities of Military Communication Institute’. Covering: Threats targeting communication and IT systems; Risks assessment of critical infrastructure; Cyber Security Laboratory capabilities; National and international initiatives.

For those interested in attending the Mobile Deployable Communications conference; a £100 early bird booking discount is available until 15th December. Registrations can be made online at:

There will also be two pre-conference workshops held on the 31st January 2018: Workshop A entitled: ‘Selected Results from Applied Research to Improve Robustness in Military Tactical Networks’, hosted by: Peter Sevenich, Head of the Robust Networks Research Group, Fraunhofer FKIE; Workshop B entitled: ‘Towards a Cyber Strategic Research Agenda: Cyber Research Challenges and Opportunities for the Military’, hosted by: Major Salvador Llopis, Project Officer Cyber Defence Technology, European Defence Agency.

Visit the website to download a PDF brochure of the agenda.

Mobile Deployable Communications Conference
1st and 2nd February 2018
Warsaw, Poland

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