IEEE to Sponsor Centre's Conference in 2011

In 2011, CCD COE’s annual conference will be technically co-sponosred by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). The memorandum of understanding between IEEE and CCD COE regarding the 3rd International Conference on Cyber Conflict was signed on 8 November, 2010.

The sponsorship entails including IEEE members into the programme committee. The memebers contribute to preparations of the conference programme and review paper submissions that will guarantee the overall quality of accepted papers.  Conference proceedings will be available both electronically and in print and included in the IEEE Conference Publications Program, distributed via IEEE Xplore.

The 3rd International Conference on Cyber Conflict will take place on 7-11 June, 2011 in Tallinn, Estonia. Similarly to previous conferences, it brings together strategic, technical and legal experts to discuss current key aspects of cyber conflicts. In 2011 the conference will have a closer look on Cyber Forces discussing their defensive and offensive as well as management and policy aspects. Different views on cyber defense and operations in the current and envisaged threat environments will be combined.

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