The IEEE Experts in Technology and Policy (ETAP) Forum is a unique platform connecting technology developers and policy makers in a meaningful way. The global industry needs sound Internet policy because it helps fuel Internet innovation, sustainability and market growth. This IEEE ETAP Forum expands on the discussion begun in 2015 in Tel Aviv. Invited guests are:
- Technology developers seeking a better understanding of the Internet public-policy landscape to help drive proactive technology design. The IEEE Internet Initiative brings technologists into Internet public-policy discussions, boosting their awareness of issues and processes and increasing their influence.
- Policy experts seeking reliable technical guidance to make informed Internet public-policy decisions. IEEE is uniquely suited as a neutral, credible forum that can help ensure trustworthy technology solutions and best practices in Internet policymaking.
Oleg Logvinov, Forum Moderator and Founder of IoTecha, delivers his welcome address and opening remarks at the IEEE Experts in Technology and Policy (ETAP) Forum on Internet Governance, Cybersecurity and Privacy. Filmed on-location in Tel-Aviv, Israel on June 22, 2016.
Iddo Moed, Cybersecurity Coordinator at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of Israel, delivers his keynote presentation on the importance of cybersecurity in today’s Internet landscape. In his role at the MFA, Moed is responsible for coordination of policies regarding international cooperation in cyber security.
Deepak Maheshwari, Director of Government Affairs Across India and ASEAN Region, Symantec, presents his keynote on Aadhaar, which is India's Biometric System. Maheshwari speaks on the socio-economic and political implications of the technology, its milestones, as well as addressing the key issues around security and privacy.
Shahar Belkin, Co-Founder of FST Biometrics, discusses the growing need for Biometrics in threatening scenarios, such as terror attacks or identity theft. Belkin also covers the trends affecting the Biometrics industry and available solutions for the threats to the industry.
Limor Shmerling Magazanik, Director of Licensing & Inspection at the Israeli Law, Information & Technology Authority (ILITA), presents her panel discussion entitled Enabling Components to Help Close the Gap Between Policy and Technology and Enable the Safety and Security of the Internet. Magazanik covers the perspective of Americans versus Europeans on matters of Internet privacy.
Jonathan Klinger, Israeli Cyberlaw attorney and blogger, discusses his perspective of the cyber industry in regards to mobile apps versus privacy and security concerns. Klinger serves as a legal counsel for Hamakor, Israel's Open Source Society, Eshnav, People for Intelligent Internet Use, Israel's Digital Right Movement, and others.
YuvalElovici, the Director of Deutsche Telekom Laboratories at Ben-Gurion University, describes the dynamic of cyber attackers versus security, especially on the mobile platform in regards to data accessibility. Professor Elovici’s primary research interests are computer and network security, cybersecurity, web intelligence, information warfare, social network analysis, and machine learning.
Professor Isaac Ben-Israel shares his perspective on Internet Governance, Cybersecurity and Privacy through examples of cyber warfare and the Dark Side of Computerization. Major Gen. (Ret.) Professor Isaac Ben-Israel serves as director of the Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center (ICRC).
Limor Shmerling Magazanik and Deepak Maheshwari lead an interactive review of the key issues brought up at previous ETAP Forums. The audience offers topics and feedback throughout this overview and in-depth discussion with the moderators, for example biometrics and privacy concerns.