Cybersecurity in the Age of AI

In an era defined by digital interconnectedness and technological advancement, the fusion of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and cybersecurity stands at the forefront of safeguarding our digital landscape. As organizations navigate this evolving landscape, they must strike a balance between leveraging AI-driven innovations and mitigating associated risks. By embracing AI as a force multiplier in cybersecurity while fostering a culture of vigilance and adaptability, organizations can effectively safeguard their digital assets and mitigate emerging cyber threats.

The transformative potential of AI foster new opportunities for CIO and CISO like Threat Detection and Prevention, Enhanced Incident Response, Predictive Analytics, Adaptive Defense Mechanisms. Ultimately, the synergy between human expertise and AI-driven technologies will shape the future of cybersecurity, empowering organizations to confront evolving threats with confidence and resilience.

NIS2 Directive serves as a catalyst for strengthening cybersecurity resilience and promoting a culture of proactive risk management within companies operating in essential sectors across the EU. By aligning their cyber strategies with the requirements of the directive, companies can enhance their cybersecurity posture, mitigate cyber risks, and contribute to the overall resilience of critical infrastructure and essential services.

CIO Council is inviting you to this event to discuss how the CIO, CISO and the Boards will embrace AI and new technologies to protect the companies and to debate the latest challenges in the industry.

Main topics:

1.     AI and Cybersecurity technological Trends. 

  • The role of AI in cybersecurity defense strategies
  • Generative AI and the associated risks for cyber defense
  • Defenders and attackers use the same AI tools. Who will win?
  • AI-powered scams. “Fake” phenomenon.
  • Advanced Threat Detection and Prevention. Adaptive Defense Mechanisms. Predictive Analytics

2.     NIS 2 compliance.

  • How do we manage and maintain it over time?
  • Challenges and strategy for the NIS2 long-term compliance.
  • Manage the Third party compliance and the supply chain
  • Best cyber strategy and common measures for NIS2 compliance

3.     Data Protection and Digital Transformation

  • Security Operation Centers automation with AI
  •  EDR, XDR, MDR, SIEM and SOC. How do we integrate them in operations?
  • Cloud security solutions and challenges
  • Cybersecurity solutions for the Industrial Control Systems Environment. Is SCADA and ICS still “unsecure by design”?
  • Cybersecurity as a Service

4.     Cybersecurity Risk Management

  • CISO´s cyber strategy and alignment with business strategy
  • How to build an Incident and Response Strategy?
  • Data and training requirements for Cyber awareness.
  • CIO, CISO and Board responsibilities in cyber defense
  • Continuous assessment and validation of security strategy and operations

5.     Data privacy and regulations

  • Responsibility and legality: how to deal with data leaks?
  • Data privacy and GDPR challenges. What to improve
  • Legal challenges. Cybersecurity Act, NIS2 directive, Cyber Resilience Act. Cyber Solidarity Act.


Section 1: NIS2 Compliance. Trends and Technologies. Data privacy and regulation.

1.1   Opening speech. Yugo Neumorni. 9:00 – 9:10

1.2   Presentation 1. 9:10 - 9:30

1.3   Presentation 2. 9:30 - 9:55

1.4   Presentation 3. 9:55 - 10:20

1.5   Presentation 4. 10:20 - 10:45

1.6   Panel 1. Subject: NIS2 Directive Compliance 10:45 - 11:30 


Break  11:30 - 11:55


Section 2: Cybersecurity Risk Management. Operations. Digital transformation.

2.1   Presentation 4. 11:55 - 12:20

2.2   Presentation 5. 12:20 - 12:45

2.3   Presentation 6. 12:45 - 13:10

2.4   Presentation 7. 13:10 - 13:30

2.5   Panel 2. Subject: Cybersecurity Risk Management & Operations. 13:30 - 14:15 


Business Lunch 14:15 - 15:00




The CIO Council Cybersecurity Forum is designed as forum to provide an intimate networking platform for CIOs and CxO from leading organizations. Attendees will engage in challenging debates and innovative knowledge sharing with CIO Council members and industry leaders regarding the opportunities that digital transformation provides to gain competitive advantage.

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