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Thursday, September 4 • 4:30pm - 6:00pm
WS49: The impact of (non-)adoption of Internet standards on cyber security [CB]

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The adoption of (Internet) standards and best practices is a topic of much interest in improving cyber security and deterring cyber crime. In order for either standards or best practices to be effective, they must both be developed and be adopted. Achieving wide-scale adoption can be slow, as it requires building awareness and gaining consensus on practices. One key issue is who bears the responsibility for the implementation of standards and best practices. Another issue is the effect of (non-) adoption on Internet security.

In The Netherlands, standards and best-practice implementation is part of the Dutch government's medium-term vision for telecommunication, media and Internet. This discussion process is supported by organisations like SIDN, NLnet Labs, RIPE NCC, SURFnet; key players with global impact.

Adoption of standards and best practices promoting cybersecurity is a multi national topic. NLIGF proposes to organise a paneldiscussion on this issue, addressing it from a global scope. Topics include the stakeholders and bodies that can or should develop standards and best practices, cooperation between these bodies and the process of deciding which issues to prioritize. The roles of consumers, industry, government in (non-)adoption is looked at, as well as the cost allocation of implementation. The panel will also consider how to ensure that developing nations can contribute to and take advantage of standards and best practices for cybersecurity and discuss new partnerships. Panellists range as wide as the topics are. The respective points of view of the panellists are part of this proposal.

Moderators
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Wout de Natris

Consultant/owner, De Natris Consult
Apart from organising Workshop #153 'Let's break down silos in cyber security and cyber crime' on behalf of SIDN and NLIGF, you can talk to me about cyber security and SMEs, national and international cooperation and opportunities to build bridges between different silos. I'm interested to hear your views and/or discuss how I can aid you in achieving your goals in establishing cyber security and better prevent cyber crime.

Speakers
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Jari Arkko

Ericsson
Jari Arkko is the chair of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), the standards organisation responsible for core Internet standards. He is also an Expert on Internet Architecture with Ericsson Research in Finland. At the IETF, Jari has served six years as one of the Internet Area Directors in the Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG) and one year as a member of the IAB. From March 2013 he is serving as the General Area Director and... Read More →
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Chiara Giovanni

ACNEC
Chiara Giovannini holds a master degree in European Law. Since 2002, she works for ANEC as Senior Manager, Policy & Innovation. She is responsible for the sectors of Design for All (Accessibility) and Information Society, including Smart Meters/Grids, and supports the development of horizontal policy positions. ANEC is the European consumer voice in standardisation. This means we represent the European consumer interest in the... Read More →
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Thomas De Haan

Senior Policy Coordinator, Ministry Economic Affairs
Biography Thomas De Haan | August 2014 | | Thomas De Haan is Senior Policy Coordinator at the Ministry of Economic Affairs in The Netherlands. His field of work is telecommunications and internet, and he is active in the areas of international strategy, internet policy and governance, and cyber security. He currently (2014) represents the Dutch government in ICANN’s Governmental Advisory Committee. | | Before joining the... Read More →
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Adam Sedgewick

Adam Sedgewick serves as Senior Information Technology Policy Advisor at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. In this role, Adam represents NIST on the Department of Commerce Internet Policy Task Force and advises NIST leadership on cybersecurity issues. Previously, Adam was Senior Advisor to the Federal Chief Information Officer Council, coordinating cross-agency initiatives and assisting in the implementation of OMB policy and... Read More →
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Aparna Sridhar

Aparna Sridhar serves as Counsel for Google Inc. in Washington, DC. At Google, she represents the company on communications policy and Internet governance matters in international fora, in Congress and before the FCC and other administrative agencies. She previously served in a similar role at Free Press, a national nonprofit nonpartisan organization dedicated to media reform. Aparna received her J.D. from Stanford Law School and her A.B. from... Read More →

Remote Moderators
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Sophie Veraart

Communication manager, NL IGF / ECP
Since 2010 I got involved in the Dutch IGF (NL IGF). We think it is quite important for the national internet debate and international developments to be interwoven. Issues that must be dealt with nationally can be put on the international agenda, whereas it is also important for us to contribute to issues that are of international importance. The Internet Governance Forum offers the opportunity to do so. | Withing the NL IGF, the ministry... Read More →


Thursday September 4, 2014 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Workshop Room 04 (Rumeli -1 Floor / Room 2)