Date(s) - 09/01/2018 | 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

The European Economic and Social Committee is holding a public hearing entitled “Cybersecurity act”, which will take place on Tuesday, 9 January 2018, 9:30-13:00, at the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)

In this framework and in Panel 2 about “The challenges for economic activities and citizens” moderated by Alberto Mazzola,

Guillaume Vassault-Houlière, on behalf of Eric Léandri, CEO of Qwant will talk about :

How does an EU search engine contribute to cybersecurity?


Other topics will be covered by :

  • Dirk Weiler, Chairman of the European Telecommunication Standards Institute (ETSI) Board
    Standards in support of the EU Cyber Security agenda
  • Elena Santiago-Cid, CEN and CENELEC Director General
    Role of European Standards in support of the Cybersecurity Act
  • Fergal McNamara, Head of Unit for Distribution System Operators in Eurelectric
    Cybersecurity, an important element of stability for the energy sector
  • Sébastien de Brouwer, Chief Policy Officer of European Banking Federation
    The challenge of cybersecurity for the banking sector
  • Monique Goyens, Director-General of BEUC
    What do users need? The opinion of consumers’ organisations on EU cybersecurity


EESC | Room JDE62 | Rue Belliard 99 | Brussels | Belgium

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