CyCon 2017 Photos

The 9th International Conference on Cyber Conflict, CyCon 2017, took place in Tallinn from May 30th to June 2nd 2017, joining altogether nearly 600 key experts and decision-makers of the global cyber defence community. CyCon has developed into a unique event, bringing together the different tribes of cyber defence – techies, lawyers, researchers, policy advisors, industry experts, government officials and military top brass.

Photos of CyCon 2017 are available at  (credit to NATO CCD COE and photographer Kristi Kamenik)

Some more photos made by the Estonian Defence Forces are available at

We also invite you to view and share a short video of the event

Opening address of the event was made by the President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid. Other speakers included Admiral Michelle Howard, the Commander of U.S. Naval Forces Europe; control system security consultant Ralph Langner; Katie Moussouris of Luta Security; Professor Michael Schmitt and Chair of the GCSC Marina Kaljurand; Ambassador Sorin Ducaru,
NATO´s Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges; Jeff Moss, the founder and CEO of the DEF CON hacker conference; Michael Chertoff, Co-Chair of GCSC; Paul Vixie, Internet Hall of Fame, Paul Nicholas from Microsoft and many others.

CyCon is organised by the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence, a Tallinn-based knowledge hub, research institution, and training and exercise centre. The international military organisation is a community of nations providing a 360-degree look at cyber defence, with expertise in the areas of technology, strategy, operations and law.

Photo of Admiral Howard at CyCon 2017 (NATO CCD COE, Kristi Kamenik)