The 13th International Conference on Critical Information Infrastructures Security (CRITIS 2018)

24-26 September, 2018, Kaunas, Lithuania

In 2018, the International Conference on Critical Information Infrastructures Security faces its 13th anniversary. CRITIS 2018 continues the tradition of presenting innovative research and exploring new challenges in the fields of critical (information) infrastructures protection (C(I)IP), resilience, and of fostering the dialogue with all stakeholders.

CRITIS 2018 aims at bringing together researchers, professionals from academia, critical (information) infrastructure operators, industry, defence sector, and governmental organisations working in the field of the security of critical (information) infrastructures.

As in previous years, invited speakers will complement a programme of original research contribution. CRITIS 2018 is very proud to announce the keynotes: Dr. Stefan Lüders (Head of Computer Security at CERN, Switzerland) “Bridging the gap between ICS and corporate IT security: Finding common culture and views”, Dr Hayretdin Bahşi (Center for Digital Forensics and Cyber Security, Tallinn University of Technology) “Comparison of Nordic and Continental Europe Grids from the Cyber Resilience Perspective”.

Besides, this CRITIS conference has a special focus on current and future energy infrastructures within a special sessionEnergy infrastructure operators and stakeholders: key challenges and solution directions”, chaired by Marcelo Masera (EC JRC in Petten, the Netherlands). Invited speakers are expected to be from (the list is not complete): Litgrid (electricity TSO, Lithuania), PSE S.A. (electricity TSO, Poland), Enel (electricity and gas DSO, Italy), BKW Group (Switzerland), EC DG HOME (Belgium), NATO ENSEC (Lithuania), World Energy Council (Estonia), Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania.

Project leaders who intend to dissemination their activities are encouraged to participate in a special Projects Dissemination Session. Similarly, a session will be devoted to Industry working in the field of the security of critical (information) infrastructures.  CRITIS 2018 encourages Industry to share their innovative key achievements in a special Industry session.

Visit CRITIS 2018 website for Preliminary Programme and Registration.


Inga Zutatutaite
Lithuanian Energy Institute