CENS Activities 2015
1-3 June 2015
Caitríona Heinl, Research Fellow at the Centre of Excellence for National Security at RSIS, participated in the 29th Asia Pacific Roundtable, which was organised by ISIS Malaysia/ASEAN ISIS and held in Kuala Lumpur in June 2015. She took part in the plenary session debate on “Cyber Conflict is simply a question of when, not if” having to oppose the motion. The session featured two panelists debating each side of the motion that cyber conflict is inevitable.
21-24 April 2015
Caitríona Heinl, Research Fellow, CENS, participated in Cyber Intelligence Asia which was held in Manila in April 2015. She addressed the conference on “Regional Cybersecurity: Key policy developments in Southeast Asia & the wider Asia Pacific”. She outlined some of the more significant policy developments relating to cybersecurity in the region as well as several challenges and opportunities including expected future developments on the horizon.
16-17 April 2015
Caitríona Heinl, Research Fellow, CENS, participated in the Global Conference on Cyber Space 2015 (GCCS 2015) held in The Hague in April 2015. Hosted by the Netherlands, representatives from government, private sector and civil society gathered to promote practical cooperation in cyberspace, to enhance cyber capacity building, and to discuss norms for responsible behaviour in cyberspace. This high-level conference followed three preceding Global Conferences on Cyber Space (in London, Budapest and Seoul).
Caitríona co-organised the parallel session “Civil-Military Relations in Cyberspace” with Sergei Boeke, Research Fellow, Leiden University Counter-terrorism Centre. This parallel session was supported by the Netherlands Ministry of Defense. Caitríona and Sergei introduced the session and presented a position paper on “Civil-Military Relations and International Military Cooperation in Cyberspace”, which was prepared for GCCS 2015 and discussed by the panelists. The discussion was moderated by Ian Wallace, New America, and the panelists included Robert Butler, former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Cyber Policy, Latha Reddy, former deputy national security advisor India, Choi-Sung-joo, Ambassador for International Security Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs South Korea, Colonel José Ricardo Souza Camelo, Chief of the Doctrine, Mobilization, and Innovation Division of CDCiber of the Brazilian Ministry of Defense, Ambassador Sorin Ducaru, Assistant Secretary General Emerging Security Challenges at NATO, and Isabelle Valentini, Head of Cyber Policy at the Ministry of Defense Staff France.
10 March 2015
Caitríona Heinl, Research Fellow, CENS, participated in the INTERPOL IGCI Cyber Research Agenda Workshop held in Singapore in March 2015. This workshop aimed to establish priorities for new research projects and training, and ensure that IGCI activities reflect the demands and challenges of law enforcement agencies of member countries. It was attended by subject matter experts to discuss the research agenda for law enforcement.
11 February 2015
Caitríona Heinl, Research Fellow, CENS, participated in the “Asia Pacific Perspectives on the Hague Global Conference on Cyberspace Workshop” in Kuala Lumpur in February 2015. The ASPI International Cyber Policy Centre in partnership with the Institute of Strategic & International Studies Malaysia organised this workshop. The aim of the workshop was to gather the expertise of a cross-section of Asia Pacific cyber experts to inform the Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS 2015) process. The analysis and insights developed during the workshop formed the basis of a policy briefing document composed of regionally focused opinions and ideas on the key themes of GCCS 2015. This workshop was supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
2 February 2015
CENS Research Fellow, Caitríona Heinl, participated in the State Street Vision Seminar: Gain an Edge on Risk in Asia Pacific “Evolution of Operational Risk Leaders in Today’s Business Environment” held in Singapore in February 2015. Caitríona discussed general cybersecurity issues in the seminar’s first panel discussion.
Last updated on 10/06/2015