NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence
Centre of Excellence Tallinn, Estonia

Past Events

CyCon 2013 (5th International Conference on Cyber Conflict)
4-7 June 2013

Our fifth conference focused on technical, strategic and legal implications of using automatic methods in cyber conflicts. The conference was organised along two tracks: a Strategic Track and a Technical Track. In addition we offered three workshops on 4 June to give more insight into specific topics. CyCon 2013 was supported by IEEE, Microsoft, Cisco, Verint and Ixia. Videos of most of the presentations are available here, prodeedings can be downloaded from here.

CyCon 2012 (4th International Conference on Cyber Conflict)
5-8 June 2012

Our fourth conference focused on military and paramilitary activities in cyberspace. The topic was explored from strategic, conceptual, political, legal and technical perspectives within two parallel tracks, the Law & Policy Track and the Technical Track. Strategy Breakout Session and multiple pre-conference workshops completed the comprehensive programme offered. CyCon 2012 was supported by IEEE, Cisco, Gamma International and Microsoft. Videos of most of the presentations along with the presentation slides and published articles are available from here, proceedings are available for download here.

ICCC (3rd International Conference on Cyber Conflict)
7-10 June 2011

More than 380 experts gathered in Tallinn, Estonia, to participate in the annual International Conference on Cyber Conflict. Presentations treated the legal aspects of cyber conflict as well as the technical ones, including recent issues such as Stuxnet and iBots. The conference concluded with a presentation of the NATO cyber defence policy that was endorsed by the NATO defence ministers on Wednesday. The conference was supported by IEEE, European Union Regional Development Fund and Netwitness. Videos and slides of the talks are available from here, proceedings are available for download here.

Conference on Cyber Conflict 2010
15-18 June 2010

The conference brought together more than 300 computer security specialists from 39 countries. During the event, experts from government, private sector and the academia discussed cyber security in three parallel conference tracks: strategy, law and technical. Keynote speakers included renowned cryptographer Bruce Schneier and former cyber security adviser to the US president, Melissa Hathaway. The conference was supported by European Union Regional Development Fund, Breaking Point, Microsoft, Netwitness and Skype. Videos and slides of the talks are available from here, proceedings are available for download here.

Legal & Policy Conference
9-10 September 2009

This expert-level conference focused on the legal and policy aspects of cyber conflict and was aimed at promoting closer collaboration among the international community of leaders and experts in government, private sector, and academia; sharing current initiatives and best practices of cyber conflict management; developing a common understanding of the multidisciplinary and layered approach to cyber conflict management and initiating an international dialogue that facilitates creation of the ideal curriculum for cyber conflict education and training programs. You can download the conference proceedings here.

Conference on Cyber Warfare
16-19 June 2009

The Call for Papers for the Conference on Cyber Warfare yielded an impressive agenda: 29 presentations from 13 countries, written by some of the best and brightest minds in academia, government, business, and the military. They covered the emerging field of cyber warfare in theory and in practice, from both strategic and tactical perspectives. Luminaries such as Mikko Hypponen, James Lewis, Jose Nazario, Felix Leder, Tillmann Werner, Roel of Temmingh, Amit Yoran, and Billy Rios highlighted a program that began with a presentation by The Information Warfare Monitor of the biggest network security story of 2009, Tracking Ghost Net: Investigating a Cyber Espionage Network. You can download the conference proceedings here.

04 April 2014 CyCon Student Call for Papers Deadline Extended
25 March 2014 JFC Brunssum Commander Visited the Centre
24 March 2014 CyCon 2014 Registration is Now Open
14 March 2014 CyCon 2014 Agenda Revealed
11 March 2014 Update to the National Cyber Strategies List