About the Conference

NIAS, NATO's annual cyber security symposium, is a must attend event for today’s security professional. This 2-day event brings together leading security specialists, directors, and mid-managers to product developers and front-line IT staff—to exchange ideas, gain valuable knowledge to implement their security initiatives and share real-world experiences. NIAS2016 addresses the latest innovations in cyber security and provides you with business critical insight, best practice, and practical case studies through sessions, exhibits, workshops and much more!

As an Alliance, NATO’s core mission is to safeguard the freedom and security of its members. To do this, NATO has to be strong, stable and secure. Defending against a growing cyber threat or containing intrusions begins with an internal perspective of good computer hygiene, threat vector analysis, and looking to the future.

NIAS 2016 will discuss what NATO can do to increase its resilience in the context of ever more sophisticated attacks, while ensuring NATO forces are secure and defended in a static or deployed readiness posture.

NATO is looking inside its walls to see what it can do now to guarantee mission assurance. We will also analyse emerging threats, and look to the 2020 horizon in exploration of innovative solutions for the next generation of NATO’s IT Services.

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Implications for NATO and Industry

Cyber as an operational domain

At the July Warsaw Summit Alliance Heads of State and Government made a historic decision to recognize cyberspace as NATO’s fourth operational domain – along land, sea and air. What will this mean for NATO and for Industry? Join us at NIAS to hear directly from top NATO decision-makers about how the Summit decisions will shape the next generation of the Alliance’s cyber defence.

NIAS highlights: · NATO’s premier cyber conference · Over 1000 participants, top speakers · Direct interaction with NATO and National cyber leaders · Insight into the next generation Alliance cyber defence requirements · Cutting edge technology tracks, exhibition of latest technology and products · Direct interaction with national authorities responsible for cyber investments in NATO’s 28 member states · Cyber innovation challenge and much more.

Planning the next generation of North-Atlantic cyber security starts at NIAS16. Join us

Knowledgable speakers

Hear about the latest services and solutions as our world class speakers take to the stage.

Awesome Sessions

Join us for a series of (hands-on) workshops on next-generation security best practices.

Hacking Competition

Put Your network penetration skills to the test in a challenging contest/competition

Event Highlights