CYpBER 2013 - Cyber Security for Oil & Natural Gas - Cyprus November 2013
CypBER 2013, Press Release
CYpBER 2013, 1st Int'l Conference for Cyber Security issues in the Oil & Gas industry, was held on 20th of
November in Hilton Park Nicosia Hotel of Cyprus, with a great success. The Conference provided
knowledge and expose strategies in order to improve Security of the Electronics Operations
(Communications & Informatics) in the Oil & Gas industry and managing to bring together government
officials, leading experts from Oil & Natural sector and ITC security professionals.
The opening address was made by the Minister of Communications & Works of the Republic of Cyprus,
Mr Tasos Mitsopoulos. Addresses were made as well by Permanent Secretary, MCW of the Republic of
Cyprus, Mr Alecos Michaelides and Permanent Secretary, MECIT of the Republic of Cyprus, Dr Stelios
CYpBER 2013 distinguished speakers were :
Mr George Komodromos, Acting Director-Department of Electronic Communications-MCW, Mr Costas
Efthymiou, Technical affairs officer-OCECPR, Mrs Lina Tsoumpanou, Scientific Officer of RPF (Research
Promotion Foundation of Cyprus), Dr Antonios Stylianou, Director of Unic Law Clinic-University of
Nicosia, Mrs Erene Eleftheriou, Assistant of the Executive President of Cyprus National Hydrocarbons
Company Ltd, Mrs Electra Theodorou, Lawyer, Mr Petros Theodorakis, Director ICT-DESFA SA-Greece, Mr
Nikos Mourtzinos, Cisco Systems Cyprus-Security product sales specialist, Mr Erez Kreiner, President FiveC ltd- exDirector Israeli Cyber Security Authority, Mr Luigi Lupoli, VP Cyber Security Solutions-Selex ES
Spa, Mr Marios Pavlides, Supervisor-Consultant-Kassinis Int'l Consulting Ltd, Mr Nicolai Due-Gundersen,
Adviser- Arab Institute for Security Studies (ACSIS), Mr Yiannos Charalambides, Political advisorJournalist- President of Ledra College.
The conference attended state officials of Ministry of Communications & Works, Ministry of Energy,
Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Ministry of Justice & Public Orders, Ministry of Financial, Ministry of
Interior, Electricity Authority of Cyprus, Coordination Centre for Research & Rescue-Cyprus, HEA of
France, executive officers from Embassies of Egypt, Greece, Israel, USA, officers from US NAVY,
executives from CX PLUS-France, CISCO Systems Cyprus, ENI CYPRUS LTD, HEMCL-HOLBORN EUROPEAN
MARKETING COMPANY LTD, RADIUS OCEAN Specialists Inc, TAMOIL, THALES HELLAS SA, THEOVA UHS
ENTERPRISE SOLUTIONS Ltd and VTT Vasilikos Ltd.
The Press coverage was made by SIGMA (TV CHANNEL).
CypBER 2013, Photo gallery