Cooperative Cyber Defence
Centre of Excellence Tallinn, Estonia

Preliminary Agenda

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Day 0, 15 June

Last updated on 12 June
Time Event


Registration, Radisson and Nordic hotels


Walking from Radisson and Nordic hotels to the Drama Theatre


Legal Training, Drama Theatre, Main Hall (pre-registered participants only)

Journalist Workshop, Drama Theatre, Painting Hall (pre-registered participants only)


Registration, Radisson and Nordic hotels
18:45 Walking from Radisson and Nordic hotels to Restaurant Vertigo

Ice Breaker Buffet, Restaurant Vertigo,
Welcome speech by Jaak Aaviksoo, Minister of Defence of the Republic of Estonia
Dresscode: smart casual


Day 1, 16 June

Time Concepts & Strategy
Main Hall
Technical Challenges & Solutions
Small Hall
Law & Policy
Painting Hall
8:20 Walking to the Drama Theatre from Radisson and Nordic hotels
8:00-9:00 Registration, Drama Theatre
9:00-9:15 Opening remarks, Col Ilmar Tamm, CCD COE
9:15-9:35 Keynote address: H.E. Toomas Hendrik Ilves, President of the Republic of Estonia
9:35-09:45 Group photo, Main Hall
9:45-10:15 Coffee break
10:15-11.00 Track Keynote: Eddie Schwartz, NetWitness, Chief Security Officer – Living in Compromise to Advanced Persistent Threats

Maarten Van Horenbeeck and Bruce Dang, Microsoft Security Response Center – Five Years of Persistent Targeted Attacks




Mikko Hyppönen, Chief Research Officer, F-Secure – State of the Net 2010

Thomas Wingfield, US Army Command and General Staff College,
Eneken Tikk, CCD COE – Schmitt Revisited: Computer Network Attack and The Use of Force
11:00-11:30 Antoine Lemay, École Polytechnique de Montréal – Pinprick Attacks: a Form of Low Intensity Cyber Conflict

Ulf Häussler, NATO ACT – Cyber Security from Article 4 and 5 Perspective

11:30-12:00 Samuel Liles, Purdue University Calumet – Cyber Conflict in the Frame of Low Intensity Conflict

Wolf Heintschel von Heinegg, Europa-Universität Viadrina – Geographical Implications of Cyber Security

12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:00 Rain Ottis, CCDCOE – Unskilled Volunteers in Cyber Conflicts


Nart Villeneuve, Chief Technology Officer, Information Warfare Monitor – Blurring Boundaries: Crime and Espionage Online

Scott J. Shackelford, University of Cambridge – State attribution of cyber attacks

Maeve Dion
, George Mason University – Different Legal Constructs for State Responsibility

Lilian Edwards, Russell Buchan, Sheffield University – Attribution and Responsibility of Non-State Actors

14:00-14:30 Herb Lin, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board –Technology, Policy, Law, and Ethics Regarding U.S. Acquistition and Use of Cyber Attack Capabilities - U.S. Lessons Learned
14:30-15:00 Coffee break

Panel discussion: Non-State Actors in Cyber Conflicts

Rain Ottis,
Samuel Liles,
Purdue University Calumet
... and others

Haroon Meer, Thinkst Applied Research – Cyber Warfare: Beyond the "Beyond the Hype" talks


Assaf Keren,
 E-Government Israel –
Israeli Government Information Security Overview: Architecture, Attacks, and Incident Response


Eneken Tikk, CCD COE – Cyber Incident Data Exchange

Simona Rocchi, NATO NC3A - Data Protection Gudielines for NATO

Michael Aisenberg, MITRE Corporation – IT Supply Chain Risk


Buses leave from the Drama Theatre to the CCD COE tour (pre-registered participants only)

18:30 Buses leave from Radisson and Nordic hotels to the Song Festival Grounds

Gala Dinner, Song Festival Grounds

Hosted by Commander of Air Force, Brigadier General Valeri Saar

Dresscode: business suit
22:00 Buses leave to Radisson and Nordic hotels


Day 2, 17 June

Time Concepts & Strategy
Main Hall
Technical Challenges & Solutions
Small Hall
Law & Policy
Painting Hall
8:00-9:00 Registration, Drama Theatre

Keynote address: Melissa Hathaway, Hathaway Global Strategies LLC

10:00-10:30 Coffee break
10:30-11.00 Track keynote: Gloria Craig, UK MoD – Preparing NATO for Cyber Conflicts – the UK Perspective

Track Keynote: Richard Favier, BreakingPoint Systems – Deep Packet Inspection


Chris Evans, Security Lead, Google Chrome – The Future of Browser Security

Track Keynote: Eneken Tikk, CCD COE – Comprehensive Approach to International Cyber Security

Chris Stace, European Union
Military Staff, Council of the European Union – Developments in the EU in the field of CNO

Nemanja Malisevic, OSCE – Recent Initiatives and Plans at the OSCE



Panel discussion: NATO and Cyber Conflicts

Gloria Craig, UK MoD,
Rex Hughes, Chatham House
... and others

12:00-13:30 Lunch

Stuart Starr, US National Defence University
Building a cyber force structure

Charlie Miller, Independent Security Evaluators – Kim Jong-il and Me: How to Build a Cyber Army to Attack the U.S.

Marco Gercke, Cybercrime Research Institute – Criminal Law Approach to Cyber Defence in COE, EU and UN

Melanie Bernier, J. TreurnietUnderstanding Cyber Operations in a Canadian Strategic Context: More than C4ISR, More than CNO
14:00-14:30 Michael Grimaila, US Air Force Institute of Technology – Mission Assurance
14:30-15:00 Coffee break
15:00-15:30 Michael B. Jones, The Security Network – Finding Ideas, Technologies and Talent for the Cyber Force

Bryan Krekel and George Bakos, Northrop Grumman – Chinese Cyber Warfare and Computer Network Exploitation


Olivier Thonnard, Royal Military Academy, Belgium –A Multi-Criteria Clustering Approach to Support Attack Attribution in Cyberspace


Forrest Hare, School of Public Policy, George Mason University – Cyber Threats and National Security: Why Can’t We Agree?

15:30-16:30 Peeter Lorents, CCDCOE – Definitions Framework for Cyber Conflict
Gabriel Jakobson, Altusys Corp. - Situation Management in Cyber Conflicts Panel: Ways to a Comprehensive Cyber Security

Groups leave from Radisson and Nordic hotels for the Tallinn Old Town excursion


Day 3, 18 June

Time Concepts & Strategy
Main Hall
Technical Challenges & Solutions
Small Hall
Law & Policy
Painting Hall
8:00-9:00 Registration, Drama Theatre
9:00-10:00 Keynote address: Bruce Schneier, BT Chief Security Technology Officer
10:00-10:30 Coffee break
10:30-11.00 Ryan Kaminski, Columbia University – Cyber deterrence and international institutions Toomas Kirt , Institute of Cybernetics at TUT, Jüri Kivimaa, CCDCOE – Optimizing IT Security Costs by Evolutionary Algorithms

Dan Ryan, US National Defence University – Background of Cyber Security Regulation Struggle - Examples of Analogies

11:00-11:30 Heli Tiirmaa-Klaar, Estonian MoD – Conceptual Framework for Cyber Security and Conflicts Igor Kotenko, St. Petersburg Institute for Informatics and Automation of the Russian Academy of Science – Agent-based Modeling and Simulation of Botnets and Botnet Defense for Homeland Security

James Bret Michael, Naval Postgraduate School – Cyber Conflict: Multidisciplinary Perspective

11:30-12:00 Vincent Joubert, Raoul Danduran Chair, Montral, Quebec – US and Chinese National Cyber Strategies Jaak Tepandi, Tallinn University of Technology – Domain Engineering for Cyber Defence: a Case Study and Implications

Panel Discussion moderated by
Julie Ryan, George Washington University

Ilias Chantzos, Symantec

Jason Healey, Cyber Conflicts Studies Association

Derek Jinks, U.S. Naval War College

12:00-12:30 Track wrap up

Rytis Rainys, CRA Lithuania – Cyber Attacks and the Resilience of Internet Infrastructure

12:30- 13:15 Keynote address: Peter Flory, NATO Assistant Secretary General (DI), Chairman of the Cyber Defence Management Board
13:15- 13:30 Closing Remarks
13:30 Walking to Restaurant Platz
13:45- Ending Lunch, Restaurant Platz