For the third time the Security Network Munich has been organizing the „International Munich Cyber Security Conference“ (MCSC) in 2017.  As in the last years the conference took place at the Hotel Bayerischer Hof in Munich right before the Munich Security Conference – Thursay February 16th, 2 – 7:30 pm.

This year the topic was Trust and Security for Digital Business and Connected Industries.


Dr. Walter Schlebusch
Chairman, Security Network Munich (Munich)

Conference Moderator
Ulrich Schäfer
Chief Business Editor, Süddeutsche Zeitung (Munich)

Opening Adress
His Excellency Andrus Ansip
Vice President, EU Commission and former Prime Minister of Estonia (Brussels)

Industry Keynote
Dr. Helmuth Ludwig
Global Head of Information Technology, Siemens (Munich)

Impulse Speech
Prof. Dieter Kempf
President, Federation of German Industries, BDI (Berlin)

Panel 1
Initiatives and the Role of Government Regarding Data and Cyber Security
Moderator: John Higgins, Director General, Digital Europe (Brussels)
Prof. Dieter Kempf
President, Federation of German Industries, BDI (Berlin)
Arne Schönbohm
President, German Federal Agency for Information Security, BSI (Bonn)
Dr. Jane Holl Lute
Under-Secretary-General, United Nations (New York)
Stefan Winners
Executive Board Member, Hubert Burda Media (Munich)

Impulse Speech
Masayuki Yamamoto
Group Senior Vice President, Factory Automation, Mitsubishi Electric Corp. (Tokyo)

Impulse Speech
Steve Durbin
Chairman, Information Security Forum, ISF (London)

Panel 2
Cyber Threats and Counter Measures prevalent in Smart, Industrial and Critical Infrastructures
Moderator: Prof. Michael Dowling, University of Regensburg
Evert Dudok
General Manager, Airbus Defence and Space (Munich)
Dr. Wolfgang Klasen
Siemens (Munich)
Dr. Elmar Pritsch
CIO, Bosch (Stuttgart)
Andrew Ginter
Vice President Industrial Security, Waterfall Security Solutions (Rosh Ha’ayin, Israel)
Ian Levy
Technical Director, National Cyber Security Centre (part of GCHQ) (London)

Spot On
Eugene Kaspersky and Prof. Thomas Rid reflect on the future of digital security
Moderator: Dr. Gregor Peter Schmitz, Bureau Chief, WirtschaftsWoche (Berlin)
Eugene Kaspersky
Chairman and CEO, Kaspersky Lab (Moscow)
Prof. Thomas Rid
Professor for Security Studies, Department of War Studies, King´s College (London)

Panel 3
Security Challenges and Remedies when building the Internet of Things
Moderator: Dr. Gregor Peter Schmitz, Bureau Chief, WirtschaftsWoche (Berlin)
Dr. Reinhard Ploss
CEO, Infineon Technologies (Munich)
Stefan Auerbach
Executive Management Board Member, Giesecke & Devrient (Munich)
Prof. Claudia Eckert
Director, Fraunhofer Institute for Applied and Integrated Security AISEC (Munich)
Robert Norris
Vice President, Head of Enterprise & Cyber Security EMEIA, Fujitsu (London)
Rich Baich
Chief Information Security Officer, Wells Fargo (San Francisco)

Closing Address
Günther H. Oettinger
EU-Commission (Brussels)
Ilse Aigner
Bavarian State Minister for Economy and Technology, Energy and Media (Munich)

Reception and Networking Party