UK-German Cyber-Security Forum

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UK-German Cyber-Security Forum

By Department for International Trade

When and where

Date and time

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 14:00 - 18:00 CET


Rohde & Schwarz Ampfingstrasse 7 81671 Munich Germany


UK German Cyber Security Forum

The UK-German Cyber-Security Forum is an annual high-level event on UK-German cyber policy that aims to increase government-to-government exchange and collaboration with industry and commerce. Organised by the British Consulate in Munich, the forum, has been running for a number of years now and has quickly established a reputation as a go-to event for industry and policy-makers.

We are pleased to announce our first speakers, Dr Ian Levy, Technical Director from the UK's National Cyber Security Centre and Erika Lewis, Director Cyber Security Policy from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport. Further speakers will be announced shortly.

The event will be held in cooperation with the security Network Munich


14:00 Registration

14:30 Welcome note Simon Kendall, HM British Consul-General

14:50 Welcome note Bavarian Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann

15:05 Keynote - David Carter, Technical Director for Strategic Technical Industry Relationships, National Cyber Security Centre

15:30 Keynote - Michael Niemeier, Vizepräsident, Bundesamt für Verfassungsschutz

15:55 Erika Lewis, Director of Cyber Security and Digital Identity, Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport

16:15 Coffee Break

16:45 Mark Beresford, Sector Specialist, Department for International Trade, The UK Cyber Landscape

16:55 Panel discussion: comparing UK and German cyber ecosystems with Jamie Wilkie, Fujitsu; Mark Beresford, DIT, Neil Sandford, Welsh Government)

17:15 Prof. Simon Moore, University of Cambridge: CHERI: an example full stack design for digital security

17:25 Panel discussion Security by design with Jaspar Pandza, DCMS; Prof Simon Moore, University of Cambridge Sven Zehl, Bosch, Dr. Gisela Meister, BSI / Eurosmart, Dr. Andreas Kind, Siemens

18:10 Networking reception

20:00 End

The event will be held in English.

About the organiser

The Department for International Trade (DIT) brings together trade promotion and trade policy, supporting exporters and facilitating inward investment, and champions British and Northern Irish businesses around the world. We are responsible for promoting British trade across the world and ensuring the UK takes advantage of the huge opportunities open to us.