Belgian Data Retention Legislation – CyAN signs open letter to protect end-to-end encryption

The Cybersecurity Advisors Network (CyAN) is joining 81 individual cybersecurity experts and organisations in signing the Global Encryption Coalition’s open letter against Belgium’s Data Retention Legislation. The Data Retention Legislation requires encrypted systems operators to allow law enforcement access to content from specific users upon request. These businesses will effectively be forced to implement encryption […]

UN Cybercrime Treaty – CyAN signs Multistakeholder Manifesto for a human rights oriented internet

The Cybersecurity Advisors Network (CyAN) is committed to making our digital environment safe from crime through cooperation and the rule of law. For this reason, CyAN is a signatory to the Multistakeholder Manifesto on the proposed UN Cybercrime Treaty led by the CyberPeace Institute and the Cybersecurity Tech Accord. Cybercrime is increasing in scale, frequency, […]

CyAN Appoints Peter Coroneos as new International Vice President

Internet policy pioneer, activist and author, Peter Coroneos, has been appointed international Vice President of the global network of cybersecurity professionals. Mr Coroneos is recognised internationally as the driving force behind icode, the industry wide botnet mitigation program developed under his leadership of Australia’s Internet Industry Association. He was twice invited to the White House […]

CyAN joins Europol Cybercrime Centre (EC3) Advisory Group on Communication Providers

Dr Gergely Dzsinich has successfully applied as member, representing CyAN, of the Europol Cybercrime Centre (EC3) Advisory Group on Communication Providers. In 2013 the Programme Board of Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) had identified the need for establishing Advisory Groups to provide guidance to EC3. In 2013, Advisory Groups were established in the areas of Financial Services […]

CyAN, for a more open vision of cybersecurity

[Press release] CyAN is an initiative by 9 independent consultants with diverse backgrounds (legal and public affairs, information security and operational risk management, law enforcement, investment) committed to provide a simple answer to a complex question: how to foster cybersecurity and the fight against cybercrime: Jean-Christophe Le Toquin, Christian Aghroum, Monika Josi, Kourosh Teimoorzadeh, Fabrice […]

CyAN, pour une approche plus ouverte de la cybersécurité

[Communiqué de presse] Au départ ce sont 9 consultants indépendants d’horizons divers (juridique et affaires publiques, sécurité de l’information et risques opérationnels, police, conseil en investissement) qui ont à cœur de trouver une réponse simple à une question complexe : comment favoriser la cybersécurité et la lutte contre la cybercriminalité : Jean-Christophe Le Toquin, Christian Aghroum, Monika […]

Opening words from the President

You may wonder : why yet another association of cybersecurity experts? Well, actually, we created CyAN because nothing similar existed! Of course there are a number of very active and efficient organisations out there, which promote the importance of cybersecurity and represent the views and interests of their knowledgeable members. Some groups bring together professionals which are on the […]