Integrating Europe’s AI and Cybersecurity Strategies


Avenue d’Auderghem 22-28
1040 Brussels

The European Commission is pursuing major initiatives in artificial intelligence (AI) and cybersecurity. The goal of the latter is to improve awareness and response to the growing cybersecurity threats, while the goal of former is to ensure Europe’s competitiveness in the development and use of AI. However, integrating the initiatives will strengthen both. AI provides attackers new cybersecurity vulnerabilities to exploit and new methods to automate cyberattacks. Conversely, AI is a powerful tool for automating cyber defenses, discovering unknown vulnerabilities, and augmenting the shortage of human workers available to address cybersecurity challenges. That is why AI should play a key role in the EU’s cybersecurity strategy, and why cybersecurity should be a major part of its AI strategy.

Join the Center for Data Innovation and a panel of experts for a conversation about how AI can help Europe secure its systems, and the steps Europe should take to build more secure AI.

Date and Time:

  • Wednesday, September 26, 2018, from 9:00 to 10:30 AM


  • Avenue d’Auderghem 22-28 (ground floor), 1040 Brussels, Belgium

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Roberto G. Cascella, Senior Policy Manager, European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO)
  • Ilias Chantzos, Senior Director, Government Affairs (Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, Japan), Global Advisor for Critical Infrastructure and Data Protection, Symantec
  • Alberto di Felice, Senior Policy Manager for Infrastructure, Privacy and Security, Digital Europe
  • Vivian Loonela, Member of Cabinet of Vice President Andrus Ansip, European Commission
  • Nick Wallace, Senior Policy Analyst, Center for Data Innovation

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