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Empowering Humanitarian Cybersecurity: Insights from the CyberPeace Institute

Empowering Humanitarian Cybersecurity: Insights from the CyberPeace Institute

In recent years, there has been a significant rise in cyber attacks, and unfortunately, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have not been immune. These attacks have impeded the progress of NGOs, leading to huge financial losses and damage to their reputation. In response to this growing issue, the CyberPeace Institute has developed an innovative collaborative solution to help NGOs enhance their cybersecurity capabilities, support recovery from cyber attacks and secure the whole ecosystem: the Humanitarian Cybersecurity Center (HCC). Learn more how companies can play a key role in advancing global public good.


About The Speaker

Florent Bitschy

Florent is responsible for establishing and driving the Institutes information security vision. He leads the IT team to monitor and maintain the security of the Institutes applications, databases, digital infrastructure, and website. He has over 25 years’ experience as an infrastructure and information security manager, Cloud Cybersecurity engineer and DevOps . He started his career in multiple startups as a system administrator, then spent 20 years at the Ecoles des Mines (France) as a Professor of System Secure programming and Cybersecurity. He has also held the role of RSSI (Cybersecurity officer) for L’Ecole des mines de Saint Etienne Florent holds an MA in Relational Database, ‘Université d’Aix-Marseille, and an engineer Diploma in Signal Treatment, Télécom Saint‐Etienne.
CISO at CyberPeace Institute

The CyberPeace Institute is an independent and neutral non governmental organization whose mission is to ensure the rights of people to security, dignity and equity in cyberspace. The Institute works in close collaboration with relevant partners to reduce the harms from cyberattacks on people’s lives worldwide, and provide assistance. By analyzing cyberattacks, the Institute exposes their societal impact, how international laws and norms are being violated, and advances responsible behaviour to enforce cyberpeace.


Event will take place at

15:35 - 15:55