Cyber Polygon 2021 to focus on secure development of digital ecosystems

Jul 09, 2021

Cyber Polygon 2021, the international online training event centered this year on the secure development of digital ecosystems, starts at 12 p.m. (GMT+3) on July 9. Cyber Polygon is an initiative by strategic digital risk management company BI.ZONE with support from the World Economic Forum (WEF) Centre for Cybersecurity and INTERPOL.

The training event consists of two parallel tracks: an online conference for a wide audience and a practical segment for cybersecurity experts. A live broadcast of Cyber

Participating in the conference are Sberbank CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board Herman Gref, inventor and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross Peter Maurer, INTERPOL Secretary-General Jürgen Stock, President of Mastercard Europe Mark Barnett, and Deputy Governor of the Bank of Russia Alexey Zabotkin, alongside other representatives of global organizations. Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum Klaus Martin Schwab will be the event’s special guest. Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin will welcome the participants. There will also be a remote interview with Russian astronauts Oleg Novitsky and Pyotr Dubrov, who will be joining in from the ISS.

Two hundred organizations will take part in the technical training event, including major financial and technological companies and representatives of public institutions, law enforcement agencies, telecommunications and energy organizations, and a variety of other sectors. The teams will learn how to deflect targeted supply chain attacks within a corporate ecosystem.

Recordings of the expert presentations and scenario breakdowns will be made available on the same day.

Over five million people from 57 countries watched the Cyber Polygon 2020 broadcast. Representatives of 120 major Russian and international organizations from 29 countries developed their skills at the technical training session. The experts practised how a response unit reacts to a targeted attack attempting to steal sensitive information and cause reputational damage. A team from BI.ZONE simulated the attack.