Cyber Defense

Hemispheric Conference 2022
Promoting and Strengthening Confidence and Hemispheric Security
Inter American Defense Board
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Why attend

What is Cyber Warfare? Ask Experts

Cyber warfare involves the actions by a nation-state or international organization to attack and attempt to damage another nation's computers or information networks through, for example, computer viruses or denial-of-service attacks.
(RAND)

Cyber warfare: How prepared is American Hemisphere?

Military cyber defense is the organized capability of the armed forces prepared to fight in cyberspace. It is the base and foundation of the national cyber defense that can also rely on other State powers (political, economic, diplomatic, etc.) when the occasion requires it. It includes defensive, exploitative and offensive activities.
(IADB)

What is Cyber Warfare? Ask Experts

Cyber Warfare: How Prepared is American Hemisphere?

Cyber warfare involves the actions by a nation-state or international organization to attack and attempt to damage another nation’s computers or information networks through, for example, computer viruses or denial-of-service attacks.

(RAND)

Military cyber defense is the organized capability of the armed forces prepared to fight in cyberspace. It is the base and foundation of the national cyber defense that can also rely on other State powers (political, economic, diplomatic, etc.) when the occasion requires it. It includes defensive, exploitative and offensive activities.

(IADB)

Join Us Virtually

18th - 19th October 2022

PANELISTS

Dr. Mariano César Bartolomé, PhD

Professor
Inter-American Defense College

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Tom Burt

Corporate Vice President
Microsoft

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Prof. Paulo Costa, PhD

Director, C4I & Cyber Center
George Mason University

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Prof. Alexander Crowther

Visiting Research Professor
Florida International University

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Col. Eduardo Cunha

Joint Chiefs of Staff
Brazilian Cyber Defense Command

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Col. Alexander Ferreira

Professor
Interamerican Defense College

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Gen. Hugo Quijano

Director of Telematics
Air Force of Peru

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CN Alvar Gonzalez

JEM del MCCE - FIC

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Col. Carlos Meier

Chilean Air Force Colonel
Inter-Aamerican Defense Board.

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Prof. Msg. Luis Recalde

Professor of Telecommunications
University of the Armed Forces of Ecuador

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Vice-Admiral Alexandre Rabello De Faria

Chairman of the Council of Delegates of the Inter-American Defense Board

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Veronica Reyes

Business Development Manager
CISCO

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Lt. Col. (r) Raul Perez Rodriguez

Researcher. Executive Officer
IOSI Global

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Brigadier General (Ret.) Dr. Boris Saavedra

Professor
William J. Perry Center

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James Sullivan

Officer for Cyber
Defense Intelligence Agency

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Tirzah VanDamme

Data & AI Specialist
Microsoft

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BG Porfirio Fuentes Vélez

Director General of the Secretariat
Inter-American Defense Board

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Tuesday 18th October

9:00 – 9:10

Welcome and Conference Presentation

9:10 – 9:55

The changing nature of (cyber)war: Early lessons from Ukraine

Tom Burt

Microsoft
Corporate Vice President
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10:00 – 10:25

The relevance of Cyber Operations in modern conflicts

James Sullivan

Defense Intelligence Agency
Officer for Cyber
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10:25 – 10:50

Cyber crime in a current national context and trends

Saaavedra

Dr. Boris Saavedra

William J. Perry Center
Professor
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10:50 – 11:15

Cyber defense for the national critical infrastructure

CN Alvar Gonzalez

CoS MCCE – FIC
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11:15 – 11:30

Debate, moderated by:

Volker Esteves

Cybersecurity Program Officer
Organization of the American States
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11:30 – 11:55

Cyber sovereignty, privacy and digital surveillance

Gen. Hugo Quijano

Air Force of Peru
Director of Telematics
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11:55 – 12:20

Social networks, disinformation and post-truth

Prof. Mariano Bartolomé

Inter-American Defense College
Professor
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12:20 – 12:45

Cyberwar: International Law of Armed Conflicts applied to cyberspace

Prof. Alexander Crowther

Florida International University
Visiting Research Professor
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12:45 – 13:00

Debate, moderated by:

Col. Alexander Ferreira

Inter-American Defense College
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Wednesday 19th October

9:00 – 9:10

Welcome and 2nd Day Conference Presentation

Col. Matthew Heim

SAS Director
U.S. Air Force
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9:10 – 9:20

Cyber Intelligence Applied to Conflicts in the Gray Zone

Lt. Col. (r) Raul Perez Rodriguez

Researcher. Executive Officer
IOSI Global
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9:25 – 9:50

IoT/IoB and CPS and their implications for cybersecurity

Veronica Reyes

Business Development Manager
Cisco
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9:50 – 10:15

Impacts of Artificial Intelligence and Machine/Deep Learning in Cyber Defense

Tirzah VanDamme

Data & AI Specialist
Microsoft
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10:15 – 10:40

Cyber Security in Supply Chains

Prof. Paulo Costa, PhD

Director, C4I & Cyber Center
George Mason University
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10:40 – 10:55

Debate, moderated by:

Col. Alexander Ferreira

Inter-American Defense College
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11:00 – 11:25

Development of Collective Capacities in Cyber Defense as Confidence-Building Measures

Luis Recalde

University of the Armed Forces of Ecuador
Professor TC
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11:25 – 11:50

Multinational Cyber Defense Exercises

Col. Eduardo Cunha

Brazilian Cyber Defense Command
Joint Chiefs of Staff
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11:50 – 12:15

Debate, moderated by:

Col. Alexander Ferreira

Inter-American Defense College
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12:15 – 12:30

IADB Cyber Defense Program

Col. Carlos Meier

Inter-American Defense Board
Cyber Defense Advisor
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12:30 – 12:40

Closing remarks

Gen. Porfirio Fuentes

IADB Secretary
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