NECC Cyber Security Industry Day

September 5 it´s time for Cyber Security Industry Day with the North European Cyber Security Cluster (NECC) in Karlskrona, Sweden. Event host is Blue Science Park. The day will cover both the European, national and regional perspective in terms of cyber security. Welcome to network and listen to speakers in the field of cyber security.


Place: Open Arena, Blue Science Park, Campus Gräsvik 2 Karlskrona  


9-9.30 Introduction agenda and Cybersecurity in Sweden
Mårten Holmberg, Blue Science Park
9.30-10 IT security regulation and international trade
Heidi Lund, National Board of Trade Sweden
10-10.30 Swedish Parliament and Defense perspective
Annicka Engblom, Member of Swedish Parliament
10.30-11 Standards from a business perspective
Kim Hindart, City Network
11-11.15 BREAK
11.15-11.45 Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is – Let’s Hack a Mainframe
Davide Girardi, Truesec
11.45-12.15 Establishing a vulnerability management program in an enterprise
Martin Jartelius, Outpost24
12.15-13 LUNCH
13-13.30 Current and coming cyber security research
Kurt Tutschku, Blekinge Institute of Technology
13.30-14 Telenor, Logging in a large IT Enterprise
Ulf Andersson, Telenor Sweden
14-14.30 Panel discussion
15-15.15 Local pitches
15.15-15.30 Wrap-up and goodbye
Mårten Holmberg, Blue Science Park



Annicka Engblom, Member of Swedish Parliament
Annicka has a background in the Swedish Royal Navy, before working for the Swedish Defence Radio Establishment, a civil agency and part of the Swedish Intelligence. She then worked for Blekinge Institute of Technology, before being elected Member of Swedish Parliament in 2006 as a representative for the County of Blekinge. She has, among other things, led a commission on Research and Innovation, been a Member in the Committee on Defence including Cybersecurity, and a member of the Nordic Council, where she handles issues concerning Defence and Cyber Security Cooperation. She is at present Member of the Committee on Constitution, and Deputy Member of the Committee on Defence.

Heidi Lund, Senior Adviser, National Board of Trade
Heidi is an experienced adviser and trainer for executive level in industry, trade, government, EU institutions and national administrations in emerging economies, in the field of implementation and enforcement of technical regulations, standards, conformity assessment procedures and market surveillance. Heidi authored the report ‘The Cyber Effect: The implications of IT security regulation on international trade”. The report explores the ways regulation of IT security has a bearing on international trade and market access. Her other recent work includes technical barriers to trade (EU/WTO), EU standardisation policy, international regulatory cooperation (UNECE, OECD) and regulatory aspects in EU free trade agreements (TTIP in particular). Heidi has also extensive experience in trade-related capacity building and she has delivered technical assistance in the field of the development of National Quality Infrastructure in nearly thirty countries.


Kim Hindart, CSO and Data Protection Officer,
City Network

Kim participate as a developer in different Open Source projects – Symbian, Android, OpenSSH and OpenStack. He has a long background working with Cyber Security and lately that has evolved into Compliance. As a Compliance specialist he translates legal and regulatory requirements into practical operational and technical requirements.


Davide Girardi, Senior Security Specialist, Truesec
Davide Girardi has more than ten years of experience in attacking and defending complex network systems based on Windows, Linux, mainframes, OS X, and other Unix-based operating systems. His main interest areas are: advanced persistence threat attack simulation (red-teams), mainframe security research, custom malware development, custom attack devices and tools, privilege escalation, lateral movement.

On daily basis, Davide tests and help secure systems of: banks, financial institutions, state agencies, telecom providers, high-tech companies, insurances, and Fortune 500 companies.


Martin Jartelius, CSO, Outpost24
With a security consulting background, Martin oversees every aspect of security at Outpost24. Martin has a background in IT Forensics, penetration testing and audits, and today manages a global team of penetration testers and web application analysts to continually monitor and support organizations, including some of the world’s largest banks, media companies and online retailers out of the Karlskrona headquarters.

Kurt Tutschku, professor, Blekinge Institute of Technology (BTH)
Kurt is  professor for telecommunication systems at Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Blekinge Institute of Technology. His research interest include future generation networks, Cloud systems and the new European edition of the Next Generation Internet (NGI). In particular he focuses on architecture design, network virtualisation, algorithms for network operation and design, Cloud service design, QoE, P2P systems, performance and network management, as well as network security and data privacy.

Ulf Andersson, 
Head of Information Security, Telenor Sweden
Ulf has a background in the Swedish Security Service and have been working in different areas in security with focus on information security in different part of the world.  He is also a Member of the Reference group at Risk and crisis research centre at Mid Sweden University. He is at present Head of Information Security at Telenor Sverige AB.



Daniel Kertby, Cyber Response Manager, Telenor Sweden
Daniel has a long background in IT from working at Enterprise companies in his career. Before starting 2018 at Telenor Sverige, he worked primarly with Security at Ericsson AB for four years. Today, he is Cyber Response Manager at Telenor Sverige AB.



Travel options

Nearest train station is Bergåsa, a 10 minute walk from the venues (or Karlskrona C, which is a 10 minute walk from the hotels). Train from Copenhagen to Bergås is every hour, and takes around 3 hours. Tickets:

Takes around 3 hours from Copenhagen, via the bridge:

Free parking is available at selected places on Minervavägen, Campus Gräsvik. You do not need to get a parking permit, as it is free of charge this day.



Air travel
Nearest airport is Ronneby (RNB), about 25 minutes from the venues by taxi. There are two airlines going from/to Stockholm (FlygBra from Bromma BMA, and SAS from Arlanda ARN).

Flights e.g.
Vilnius-RNB (via ARN) Wed 7.00-9.10, return Thu 16.20-21.30
Riga-RNB (via ARN) Tue 18.30-22.35, return Thu 16.20-21.50
Tallin-RNB (via ARN) Tue 21.00-22.35, return Thu 16.20-20.30
Helsinki-RNB (via ARN) Wed 6.05-9.10, return Thu 16.20-20.25. Alternatively via BMA 06.15-09.25
Oslo-RNB (via ARN) Wed 6.05-9.10, return Thu 16.20-19.20

Ferry e.g.
21.00-09.00, return 19.00-09.00 (Around 45 minutes from the venues by taxi)

Gdynia-Karlskrona 21.00-07.30, return 21.00-09.00 (Around 45 minutes from the venues by taxi)


Scandic Karlskrona
Clarion Karlskrona
Hotel Conrad
First Hotel JA

All hotels are in the city center, 10 minutes by taxi to the venues

About NECC
The North European Cybersecurity Cluster (NECC) promotes information security and cybersecurity-related cooperation and collaboration in the Northern European region in order to enhance integration into the European Digital Single Market.

The NECC has created a trusted competence network with various tested collaboration models among companies, academia, public sector and end-users. The cluster-type collaboration model is beneficial for all participating stakeholders and supports the EU’s contractual Public Private Partnership (cPPP).
Find out more

Members of NECC are:
Blue Science Park
Center for Defence, Space & Security (CenSec)
Estonian Information Security Association (EISA)
Finnish Information Security Cluster (FISC)
IT Security Association Germany (TeleTrust)
Latvian Information and communications technology association (LIKTA)
Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

Contact us
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Please note: Participation at Cyber Security Industry Day is free, however we will charge a fee of SEK 500 in case of no-show.