The 18th International Conference on Critical Information Infrastructures Security, known as CRITIS2023, recently took place at the Laurea University of Applied Sciences in the Helsinki metropolitan region in Finland. This prestigious event, held from September 13th to 15th, brought together a diverse group of experts, including researchers, infrastructure operators, industry leaders, and government representatives. The conference served as a platform for discussing the critical challenges facing information infrastructure security and showcased innovative projects from various organizations, including the Lithuanian Cybercrime Centre of Excellence for Training, Research & Education (L3CE).
During the conference Evaldas from L3CE delivered an insightful presentation on the challenges surrounding the innovation uptake of Lithuanian cyber capabilities. This presentation shed light on the evolving landscape of cybersecurity, emphasizing the importance of adaptability and innovation in the face of emerging threats.
Furthermore, Evaldas took the opportunity to introduce several ongoing projects in which L3CE is actively involved. These projects represent a collaborative effort to enhance the cybersecurity landscape and strengthen critical information infrastructures. Projects that Evaldas introduced were: STARLIGHT, PROJECT CYSSME, PROJECT REWIRE, PROJECT EAGLE and EDIH4LT.
These projects collectively underline L3CE’s commitment to advancing the field of cybersecurity and contributing to the safety and security of critical information infrastructures. CRITIS2023 provided a valuable platform for sharing insights, fostering dialogue with stakeholders, and inspiring the next generation of researchers in this multidisciplinary research field.
CRITIS2023 was a resounding success, bringing together experts and organizations dedicated to safeguarding critical information infrastructures. L3CE’s active participation and presentation of ongoing projects highlighted the organization’s dedication to innovation and its vital role in addressing the evolving cyber challenges of our interconnected world.