3rd ENISA Telecom & Digital Infrastructure Security Forum

On the 24th of May, 09:30 -18:00 Lisbon time, ENISA organises the 3rd Telecom & Digital Infrastructure Security Forum in Lisbon, Hotel Epic Sana Marquês

3rd ENISA Telecom & Digital Infrastructure Security Forum
May 24, 2023 from 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM

This is a purely physical event.

Venue: Epic Sana Marquês, Av. Fontes Pereira de Melo 8, 1069-310 Lisboa, Portugal

Registrations are closed.

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About the Conference

The event provides a platform for electronic communications providers, digital infrastructure entities and the relevant national Authorities to: 

  • Share good practices and experience on coping with latest security threats, covering topics like routing security, satellite communications, submarine cables security, zero-trust architectures, 5G security, RAN Security, interdependencies between telecoms and energy, telecoms as a shield, internet fragmentation
  • Discuss the changes arising from the latest legislative initiatives such as NIS 2 Directive and exchange views on identified challenges and opportunities
  • Present emerging technologies and relevant initiatives

Join Us!

For the 2023 edition, the organisers are planning an interesting event, favouring networking opportunities and live interactions. 

Participation is open to all and free of charge upon mandatory registration. 

Connect with industry leaders, authorities, and experts at the forefront of telecom and digital infrastructure security and be a part of the conversations at the 3rd ENISA Telecom & Digital Infrastructure Security Forum.


Have a look at the agenda below. You can also find here links to the presentations:
09:00-Registration and Coffee

09:30 - Welcome statements and keynote speeches

Juhan Lepassaar, Executive Director of ENISA, the EU Agency for Cybersecurity

Mário Campolargo, Secretary of State for Digitalisation and Administrative modernization of Portugal

Thomas Skordas, Deputy Director General of DG CONNECT, European Commission- link to the recorded video here

João Cadete Matos, Chairman of ANACOM, the Portuguese Regulatory Authority for Postal communications and Electronic communications

Konstantinos Masselos, Chair of BEREC, the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications, and President of EETT, the Hellenic Telecommunications and Post Commission

10:30 - Coffee break

11.00 – Policy and governance session
(session host: Evangelos Kantas, ENISA)

”DNS4EU” - Robert Šefr, CTO of Whalebone

“Resilience of the global internet” - Trey Guinn, Field CTO at Cloudflare 

”ITU efforts in developing cybersecurity capacity” - Valentina Stadnic, ITU

11.45 - Panel discussion: “Subsea cables, what’s at stake?”
(panel moderator: James Christie, PTS, the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority)

Augusto Fragoso, ANACOM

"The ICPC and Submarine Cable
Protection and Resilience" - Kent Bressie, ICPC, the International Cable Protection Committee

"Subsea Cables: sector overview" - John Wrottesley, ESCA, the European Subsea Cables Association

12:30 Appetizer talks
(session host: Georgia Bafoutsou, ENISA)

 “Zero Trust & The Flaming Sword of Justice” - Dave Lewis, Global Advisory CISO, CISCO

Telecom's supply chain risks: It’s much more than the mobile networks” - John Strand, Strand Consult

13:00 - Lunch break

14:00 – Telecom threats session
(session host: Lino Santos, Head of the National Cybersecurity Center of Portugal)

“Ransomware-adding profit to your security skills” - Júlio César, National CERT Portugal

“5G RAN - One Software track -security benefits” - Anna Kåhre, Ericsson

“Threat actors targeting telecom companies” – Alexandre De Oliveira, Post LU

“Re-Routing towards resilience” - Rowland Corr, ENEA Adaptive mobile security

15:00 - Panel discussion on telecom networks and resilience
(panel moderator: João Filipe Alves, Head of Security, ANACOM)

Paulo Viegas Nunes, SIRESP

Paolo Grassia, ETNO

Manuela Coutinho, ALTICE

Livio Santos, NOS

Jorge Gomes, VODAFONE

15:30 Coffee break

16:00 – 5G Session
(session host: Marnix Dekker, ENISA)

“Security in Open RAN” - Silke Holtmanns, PwC Finland

“Risks in initial 5G deployments” - Pedro Simao, Accenture

“6G, 5G Evolution” - Rui L. Aguiar, University of Aveiro 

“Launch of the ENISA 5G Security Controls Matrix” - Slawomir Bryska, ENISA

17.00 – Emerging technologies session
(session host: Monika Adamczyk, ENISA)

“LEO Satellite communications” - Patrick Trinkler, CYSEC

“AI and ML for cyber analytics” - Ricardo Ramalho, ALTICE

17.30 - Closing keynote and Q&A

António Gameiro Marques - Rear-Admiral, Director-General of the Portuguese National Security Office

18.30 - Cocktail Reception @ "La Trattoria"  (

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