OFA Round Table - “Improving Cyber Security in Europe, the way forward” - 24th April 2013
24th April - Brussels - Graham Taylor opened the event by welcoming everyone to the OpenForum Academy (OFA) and explained the purpose of the OFA and its participation in the open standards community. He introduced the concept of the OFA with its approximately 40 Research Fellows from industry and academia, with its purpose of creating new thought leadership and debates. He pointed out they had provided the First OFA conference proceedings on the table for each participant. He introduced the breakfast briefing topic 'Improving Cyber Security in Europe, the way forward’, then used the example of the Twitter hack on the @AP account and the fake report of an injury to U.S. President Obama as an example of some of the issues in cyber security today.