The debate will be moderated by MEP Eva Kaili, and will feature interventions by ENISA's Executive Director, Prof. Udo Helmbrecht, Mr. Jaan Priisalu, Tallinn University of Technology, NATO CCDCOE, and “Guardtime”, Mr. Mika Lauhde, the industry representative, a representative from F-Secure (TBC), a consumer organisation representative from BEUC (TBC), as well as representatives from the EU institutions.
In addition, this debate will feature a presentation by a member of hack.lu team, Alexandre Dulaunoy from the Computer Incident Response Centre of Luxemburg.
About the debate: In everyday communication over the internet, cryptography is an essential tool that helps to maintain confidentiality, authentication and integrity of correspondence. It can be compared to the protection of the letter cover, the seal, the rubber stamp, and the signature. Society is becoming increasingly dependent on the effective encryption of our communications. The purpose of this lunch debate is to explore key issues in respect of practical applications of cryptography.
The lunch debate will bring together stakeholders from the EU Institutions, academia, the security industry, and consumer associations and will be held under Chatham House Rules.