Story by Diana Sodano
BENEVENTO, Italy - The Naples Atlantic Club, in cooperation
with the University of Sannio, sponsored a conference on Wednesday aimed at
facilitating the sharing of information on Cyber Security. The conference
was held at the Prefecture of Benevento and hosted by the Prefect herself, Dr.
Paola Galeone. The event was in the form of a workshop and dealed with
cyber security issues viewed from many angles, from institutions to research
centres to companies.
Welcome remarks were offered by the acting Prefect, Dr.
Giuseppe Canale, who delivered a lecture on what role the Prefecture has
in handling issues of this nature. Welcome remarks were also offered by the
Dean of the University of Sannio, Professor Filippo De Rossi, the Acting Mayor
of Benevento, Dr. Vincenzo Russi and the Chairman of the Italian Atlantic
Committee and Chairman of the Atlantic Treaty Association (ATA), Professor
Fabrizio W. Luciolli.
Joint Force Command Naples was represented by Lt. Col.
Felice De Lucia who presented NATO perspective about the cyber characteristics,
who are the main cyber actors, what they can do to NATO networks, how NATO is
defending from cyber-attacks and the significant operational impacts of
cyber-attacks on non-NATO networks.
This is part of the community relations campaign to
establish a good cultural and social exchange with the external community and
to strengthen the relationship with local and regional institutions.