Dr Matti SaarelainenDirector
European Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats
Matti Saarelainen, Ph.D. began his career in Finnish Security Intelligence Service (SUPO) in the 1980s, working in various fields within the organization ever since. During 1998-2004, he worked as the Director of the Finnish Directorate of Immigration and during 2005-2008, as the Situation Awareness Coordinator at the Prime Minister´s Office. At present, he is the Head of the European Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats.
4:00 PM Countering Hybrid Threats In The Cyber Domain: A New Driver Of The European Security Environment?
• The objectives of the new Countering Hybrid Threats COE
• Strategic cyber challenges: disinformation campaigns, malicious cyber activities, and online radicalisation
• What is an effective, collective European response to countering hybrid cyber threats and infractions? What can policy and technology do to support these security initiatives?