Seminar "Cybersecurity. The Role of Government, Industry and Society"
On December 9, 2016 the seminar “Cybersecurity. The Role of Government, Industry and Society” led by Kaja Ciglic, Senior Cybersecurity Strategist Microsoft, will be held in Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia.
Ms. Ciglic will share her vision on cybersecurity in the modern world. Kaja will discuss geopolitical perspectives of global cybersecurity, main challenges and practices, proposed by different stakeholders including governmental and industrial initiatives.The speaker will also talk about cybercrime, vulnerability of critical infrastructure and the ways how emerging technologies like IoT, artificial intelligence and cloud computing might embrace cybersecurity.
Following the presentation, Ms. Ciglic will host Q&A session.
About the speaker:
Kaja Ciglic, Senior Cybersecurity Strategist Microsoft
Kaja Ciglic is a proactive professional responsible for strategic changes, both within Microsoft and externally, to advance cybersecurity and resiliency.
Ms. Ciglic leverages her experience to address complex global challenges related to critical infrastructure protection across strategic and operational risk management, information sharing, incident response and software security and integrity. As a part of her activities, Ms. Ciglic also contributes to the development of international cybersecurity norms, cloud security and assurance, cybercrime legislation and strategy. More information can be found here.
Before joining Microsoft, Ms. Ciglic led the APCO Worldwide’s technology practice in Seattle; directing public affairs and communication work for consultancy’s clients in this space. Previous to that, Ms. Ciglic, worked as a director in APCO Worldwide’s Brussels office, focusing on pan-European campaigns, addressing her clients’ regulatory and antitrust challenges.
Ms. Ciglic holds a Bachelor of Science in international relations and history, and a Master of Arts in European politics, both from the London School of Economics.
Venue: Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Myasnitskaya str., 11, room 518
Date and time: December 9, 2016, 13.00–15.00
Working language: English
To take part in the event, please register before December 8, at the following link: https://www.hse.ru/en/expresspolls/poll/197643139
Elena Gutaruk, Higher School of Economics, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; tel.: +7(495) 772-9590 ext. 12061
Elza Ganeeva, GR manager, Microsoft, e-mail: email@example.com; tel.: +79067942190