Cybersecurity News


Building Cybersecurity ecosystem – meeting with prof. Ben Israel

On August 30th the Casimir Pulaski Foundation hosted the roundtable discussion entitled “The role of international cooperation in assuring the efficiency of the national cybersecurity system - Future of Polish-Israeli relations”. The honourable guest of the event was Professor Isaac Ben Israel from the Tel Aviv University. Professor Ben Israel has experience both in the military service and civilian sector. Apart from that, Professor Ben Israel is an author of numerous publication on the military and security issues which makes him the qualified expert in the discussed topic. Different other scholars and academics from political, academic, diplomatic, and media spheres also joined the roundtable which caused the discussion to be […]

Internatational cooperation in cybersecurity – Roundtable with Iddo Moed, the Director of Cyber Security at the Ministry of Foreign affairs in Israel

Today on May 9th,  the Casimir Pulaski Foundation hosted a round table discussion pertaining to cyber security and Israel specifically, the Foundation welcomed Ruth Cohen-Dar, the deputy ambassador of Israel to Poland and Iddo Moed, the director of cybersecurity at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Israel. The discussion primarily focused on the role cyber security must play in maintaining the integrity of elections and democracy as a whole, given the string of recent cyber-attacks across the world which  succeeded in undermining the electoral process in several nations.  In 2010, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu emphasized the need for a national approach to cyber-security, not only given Israel’s foreign policy situation […]


Propositions for full implementation of Council’s GDPR regulations into Polish legal system by Spring 2017

Propositions for full implementation of Council’s GDPR regulations into Polish legal system by Spring 2017. Legal and technological issues were discussed during the seminar on the EU’s reform of personal data protection and its effects on public and private sector in Poland, which took place on 16 January 2017 in Warsaw. The event, organized by the Casimir Pulaski Foundation, was under patronage of the Polish Ministry of Digitalization, the General Data Protection Supervisor and the European Commission Representation in Poland. New national data protection regulation is still in its conceptual phase, but as Dr Maciej Kawecki, counsellor in the Political Cabinet to the Minister of Digitalization, said “it is planned […]


„Good experts and their knowledge cost” – CPF conference about cybersecurity in Kyiv

On September 27th, 2016 in Radisson Blue Hotel in Kyiv took place an international conference “Cybersecuring Ukrainian Energy Infrastructure” organized by Casimir Pulaski Foundation and “Poland–Ukraine Research Center Foundation”. The conference was culmination of Pulaski Foundation's research project supported by International Visegrad Fund's grant, which aimed to examine the most important technological and legal problems concerning cybersecurity of Ukraine. The project was also focused on creating guidelines for good practices and strengthening international cooperation in this field. The conference gathered many prominent experts on energy security and securing information from Poland, Ukraine, Czech Republic and Hungary. Discussions concerned security threats in the sphere of information and energy infrastructure, which Ukraine […]

Discussion on cybersecurity readiness at the Casimir Pulaski Foundation

On October 29th at the Casmir Pulaski Foundation, a roundtable discussion, titled Cyber Maturity in Europe, was held in the framework of the Pulaski Security Briefings cycle. Mrs. Melissa Hathaway, Senior Advisor for Cyber Security Project at Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs was a special guest at the event. The meeting was organised in cooperation with the Embassy of the United States in Warsaw. The goal of the seminary was to present experiences and achievements of the United States in the field of cybersecurity and to assess current level of security of computer systems in European states. Melissa Hathaway also presented rapport titled “Cyber Readiness Index […]

“Secure and Strong: V4 goes cyber” – Cooperation as a Key to Security of V4 States’ Cyberspace

On the 16 of June 2016 the Casimir Pulaski Foundation hosted analysts and experts representing think tanks and non-governmental organizations from Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary. It was the next meeting, after Prague, Bratislava and Budapest, that was realized as part of project “Secure and Strong: V4 goes cyber”. The purpose of the visit was to analyse current tools of Poland's cyberspace protection policy, to share best practices and to enhance cooperation under the Visegrad Four. Therefore it aimed to improve the effectives and to strengthen Visegrad countries´ contribution towards policy-making at the European as well as NATO´s level, by deepening coordination of their approaches towards cyber security issues. […]

V4 goes cyber – representatives of Casimir Pulaski Foundation in the first European arena of cybersecurity training

A threat of cyber-attack is included in risks of functioning of both private companies and the public sector. Looking more into modern technology, potential of Internet and increasingly sophisticated social engineering seems that in the near future we will be equally threatened by both cyber-attacks and conventional military operations. Because of these challenges there is a need for interactive and technical training on all levels of companies‘: engineers, administrators and mangers. CyberGym Europe is a Czech company specializing in cybersecurity services. In 2015 CGE opened the first in Europe arena dedicated to conducting sophisticated cyber-training in the environment assuming military clash between the attackers and defenders. CGE’s target is not […]

V4 goes Cyber – the representatives of the Casimir Pulaski Foundation on a study visit concerning the cybersecurity of Slovakia

Up-to-date Slovak Republic has not worked out regulations concerning cybersecurity at the strategic level. The government adopted the document “The Cybersecurity Concept of the Slovak Republic for 2015-2020” on 17th of June 2015. “The plan of actions” concept was approved on the 2nd of March 2016. Before that cybersecurity was only mentioned in the strategic documents concerning security. An important element of the cybersecurity system of Slovakia is the CSIRT (Computer Security Incident Response Team) linked to Data Centre of Ministry of Finance. This response team cooperates with its counterparts in the Visegrad courtiers, among other in the field of analysis and information exchange. A similar initiative in the Ministry […]



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