The London Process began as a conference on cyberspace hosted by the British Foreign Office following a proposal by the country’s Foreign Secretary William Hague at the Munich Security conference in 2011 for an international meeting to discuss “rules of the road” in cyberspace. The deliberation and emphasis of the London Process was to provide a cyberspace that was “open, global, safe and secure”, the specifics of which were to be developed through consensus on various principles and norms amongst the various stakeholders.
After crusading and establishing a footprint in London, Budapest, Seoul and Netherlands, Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS) is prepared to set foot in India this year. Discussing issues related to promotion of cooperation in cyberspace, norms for responsible behaviors in cyberspace and to enhance cyber capacity building, this fifth conference is planned to be the biggest in magnitude and will be inaugurated by the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, with a representation of 50+ Ministerial delegates, 3000+ industry delegates participating from 100+ countries worldwide. The GCCS 2017 is certainly in accordance with the Hon’ble Prime Minister’s vision to transform India into a digitally empowered country. GCCS 2017 will give the world’s cyber community a unique opportunity to learn from global experience and expert insight, and discover more about the technology led transformation being engineered in India
This two-day conference will revolve around the broad theme, “Cyber4All” with four prominent sub-themes i.e. Cyber4InclusiveGrowth, Cyber4Digitalinclusion, Cyber4Security and Cyber4Diplomacy and will provide an opportunity for discussion on topics such as Blockchain Technology, Internet of Things, Proliferation of Indic languages and Smart Cities etc. GCCS will also host an interesting global cyber challenge called Peace-a-thon; an open challenge to computer wizards hosted by top Universities worldwide for competing in a Hackathon and an Appathon where 15 winning teams will compete in the grand finale in Delhi during Curtain Raiser. Prize winners are proposed to be honored by the Hon’ble PM Narendra Modi.
Some of the eminent speakers at the conference who have already confirmed participation include Ministers from various countries such as France, Russia, Israel, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Portugal, Bangladesh and the United Kingdom; Mr. Houlin Zhao (Secretary General, International Telecommunication Union); Mr. Mukesh Ambani (Chairman, MD, RIL); Mr. Sunil Bharti Mittal (Founder and Chairman, Bharti Enterprises); Mr. Tarek Kamel (Senior Advisor to President & SPV, Government And IGO Engagement, ICANN); Ms. Marina Kalijurand (Chair, Global Commission on Stability of Cyber Space, Estonia); Mr. David Martinon (Ambassador for Cyber Diplomacy and the Digital Economy, France); Mr. Uriël “Uri” Rosenthal (Ex- Foreign Minister, The Netherlands); Mr. Lalitesh Katragadda (Founder, Google Map Maker); Mr. Veni Markovski (Bulgarian Internet pioneer, Co-founder and CEO of bol.bg); Ms. Debjani Ghosh (Former MD, Intel, South Asia); Mr. Saurabh Srivastava (Founding Member, Indian Angel Network); Mr. Paul Wilson (Director General, APNIC) and many more.
Mr. Sanjay Bavisi, Chief Executive Officer, EC Council Group, a global leader in cyber security education, training, publishing, events and certification such as Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI), Secure Analyst (ECSA), and Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT) programs will also join GCCS as an esteemed moderator of the panel discussion on “Cyber Behaviour: Evolving Best Practises for Netizen” to this august audience. The panelists would be discussing the various
facets of cyber psychology and cyber behaviour in context of interaction/ communication between man and the machine.
EC-Council has been the world’s leading information security certification body since the launch of their flagship program, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), which created the ethical hacking industry in 2002. Since the launch of CEH, EC-Council has added industry-leading programs to their portfolio to cover all aspects of information security including EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI), Certified Chief Information Security Officer (CCISO), among others. EC-Council Foundation, the non-profit branch of EC-Council, created Global CyberLympics, the world’s first global hacking competition. EC-Council Foundation also hosts a suite of conferences across the US and around the world including Hacker Halted, Global CISO Forum, TakeDownCon, and CISO Summit.
For more information about EC-Council, please see https://www.eccouncil.org.