Oct 21, 2020

Reimaging and Understanding Digital Threats to Critical Infrastructure

  • Melissa E Hathaway President, Hathaway Global Strategies and Former Senior Cybersecurity,  Advisor to President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama

    Melissa E Hathaway
    President, Hathaway Global Strategies and Former Senior Cybersecurity, Advisor to President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama

To assess threats to critical infrastructure and how to secure it from a digital perspective

Context

The global pandemic has made our reliance on digital platforms enormous and suddenly technologies that were available for the past decade have become a life line. Internet service providers (ISPs) and telecommunications companies are trying to build more capacity in the system but they are also experiencing more and more outages, knocking us offline when we need to be online.

The supporting digital infrastructures are fragile and malicious actors are taking advantage. Melissa E Hathaway is a leading expert in cyberspace policy and cybersecurity and served in two U.S. presidential administrations and will outline the key challenges and issues in securing Cyberspace.

Focus areas of discussion

  • How can you make supporting digital infrastructure resilient?
  • How do governments evolve a cyber deterrence mechanism?
  • Is there a way to reduce risk exposure to Cyberattacks?
  • What are the key challenges ahead?

Experts

Melissa E Hathaway
Melissa E Hathaway
President, Hathaway Global Strategies and Former Senior Cybersecurity, Advisor to President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama