“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.
Within the framework of the visit participants have met with representatives of the Cyberspace Security Team in the National Security Bureau and the Department of Cyber Security in the Ministry of Digital Affairs. Furthermore, two lectures took place in the Pulaski Foundation’s premises – “Cybercrimes – legal aspects and consequences for business” and “The digital superpower. The United States security policy in cyberspace”. The conclusion deriving from the visit is unequivocal: deepening regional cooperation is the most effective way of building a more secure cyberspace in the Visegrad countries.