Security Week 2019
The 3rd Vienna Cyber Security Week has successfully
positioned Vienna as a Global Center for Cyber Security.
In mid-March 2019, Vienna was the hub for international players in the field of cyber security for the third time during the Vienna Cyber Security Week 2019 (VCSW19). From 11-15 March 2019, more than 700 participants from over 70 countries worldwide gathered in the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber in Vienna to discuss current challenges and solutions for the protection of our global, networked critical infrastructures in areas such as energy, communications, transport and smart cities. The successful format, in existence since 2017, was organised by the AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, the WKO Aussenwirtschaft Austria and the Energypact Foundation, in close cooperation with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) and the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).
- Women's Cyber Forum
During the conference week there was also a technology exhibition of Austrian and international companies from business, industry and research, in which leading security solutions and innovations in the cyber security sector were presented to the international conference audience. Exhibiting companies and organizations were: Advenica, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Attingo, Barracuda, CyberTrap, Digital City Vienna, Desoma, Energypact Foundation, EPS Electric Power Systems, Fachverband der Elektro- und Elektronikindustrie (FEEI), FH Oberösterreich, FinPin Technologies, fragmentiX, Huawei, HuemerIT, IKARUS Security Software, MP2 IT-Solutions, NOKIA, Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity, Satellite Telecom, SBA Research, Silkroad 4.0, Sparx Systems Central Europe, Sphinx IT Consulting, Trusted Cyber Security Solutions, TeleGroup, VACE Systemtechnik, Wenisch Consulting, World Institute of Nuclear Security (WINS), WKO Aussenwirtschaft Austria, X-Net Services. The event was sponsored by HUAWEI, Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity and Barracuda.
Marketing and Communications
Mag. (FH) Michael Mürling
Center for Digital Safety & Security
AIT Austrian Institute of Technology
Comment by Dr. Antonella Mei-Pochtler
Dr. Antonella Mei-Pochtler on the cybersecurity topic at the 2nd day of the #VCSW19.