Cybersecurity in Critical Infrastructure & Manufacturing

The Commercial Section from the U.S. Embassy in Prague, in cooperation with the Embassies in Bratislava, Budapest, and Zagreb, organized an online conference focused on cybersecurity in critical infrastructure and manufacturing on Wednesday, March 29, 2023. The conference included participation by 100+ cybersecurity experts from Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, and Slovakia.

The conference speakers from the U.S. Government and CyManII provided an overview of global cybersecurity trends. Four U.S. companies – Honeywell, Palo Alto Networks, SentinelOne, and Trellix – presented their experiences with- and response to- cyber-attacks in critical infrastructure and manufacturing. The Conference concluded with a panel discussion among experts from local cyber associations on challenges that cyber-attacks bring each market. They also discussed the status of European Union NIS2 legislation implementation in the four countries represented.