CYDEF 2021

Theme Shaping a Free, New World Together :Building Strategies and Alliances to Face a Complex Future
Objective• Spreading awareness of cyber defense to the public
• Creation of video recordings of speeches by domestic and foreign experts for use in higher education.
• Promote cooperation and exchange of opinions with NATO/QUAD countries
OrganizerCyber Defense Study Group (CYDEF Executive Committee)
SponsorPlatinum: NTT Security Japan, Ltd.
Gold: Trend Micro, Inc. / Fujitsu, Ltd. / Hitachi, Ltd.
Sliver: FRONTEO, Inc.
Banner: FFRI Security, Inc. / Co.,Ltd.
Special Support
(In no particular order)
The Telecommunications Advancement Foundation
Watanabe Memorial Foundation for The Advancement of New Technology
The NATO CCDCOE (The NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence)
Army Cyber Institute (US)
Digital Society Institute, ESMT Berlin
National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies,GRIPS
Meiji University Cyber Security Institute
Cyber Risk Intelligence Center
(In no particular order)
Embassy of Australian
Embassy of Estonia
Embassy of French
Embassy of United States of America
Hybrid CoE
NATO Science & Technology Organization
National center of Incident readiness and Strategy for Cybersecurity
Digital Agency
Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Ministry of Defense
Yokosuka City
Yokosuka Research Park
KEIDANREN (Japan Business Federation)
The Economic Research Insititute of Japan Society for the Promotion of Machine Industry
PlaceWebinar (Broadcasting Studio:Japan Society for the Promotion of Machine Industry (Tokyo-to, Minato-ku, Shiba-kouen))
PeriodAiring Time:2021/11/24 (Wed) – 2021/11/26 (Fri) Daily 9:00am-7:30pm
Archive Viewing Time:2021/11/28 (Sun) – 2021/12/05 (Sun)
Participants・ Speaker:17 Countries 69 people
・ Audience:19 Countries 400 people ※Viewers that attended 316 people
・ Viewing Period:Live Broadcast 4,087hrs. 24mins /Archive Broadcast 1,887hrs. 33mins
ProgramSpecial Lectures (30mins) /Keynote Speaker (15mins) ×Number of Panelists/
Panel Discussions (50mins) with a total of 12 sessions
・ Influence Operation
・ Cyber Threat Intelligence
・ Counter Information Operation

・ International Law and Norms
・ International Cooperation
・ Cyber Innovation Hub
・ Education & Training

・ Critical Infra. Protection
・ Supply Chain Security

・ Emerging and Disruptive Technologies (EDT)
・ Detection & Protection
・ Security & Privacy


69 Lecturers from 17 countries/400 Audiences from 19 countries /random order

Ms.Piret PernikResearcher of NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE)
Mr.Toshinori KajiuraPresident of Japan Cybersecurity Innovation Committee
Dr.Elie AlhajjarProfessor of Army Cyber Institute (ACI)
Ms.Melissa HathawayPresident of Hathaway Global Strategies LLC
Dr.Ryusuke MasuokaResearch Principal of Fujitsu System Integration Laboratories
Ms.Kadri KaskaHead of Law Branch of NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE)
Lt.Col.Ben ValkInternational law researcher of NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Center of Excellence (CCDCOE).
Dr./Col.Josef SchroeflDeputy Director COI Strategy & Defence of Center of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats (Hybrid CoE)
Dr.MASAKI TAKEDASenior Research Strategist of Future Capability Development Center, Acquisition, Technology & Logistics Agency (ATLA),Japan Ministry of Defense
Prof.Ryozo HayashiDirector of Economic Research Institute, Machinery Promotion Association
Prof.Toshihiro HirayamaProfessional University of Information and Management for Innovation (i-University)
Dr.Takamichi SaitoProfessor of Meiji University
Mr.Tsutomu  ShimizuManager of Trend Micro incorporated.
Prof. / Col(ret.) Martti LehtoProfessor of University of Jyväskylä
Dr.Bernard Siman O.B.E.Head, Financial Diplomacy & Fintech / Visiting Prof Hybrid Warfare of Belgian Royal Military Academy and Brussels Diplomatic Academy, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
MG (ret.) Tatsuhiro TANAKAResearch Principal of Fujitsu System Integration Laboratories
Ms.Mihoko MatsubaraChief Cybersecurity Strategist of NTT Corporation
Dr.Kou MiyakeFellow of NTT Data INTELLILINK Corporation
Hon.Masahiro ISHIDAMember of the House of Councillors
Dr.Eng. Kazuo  TOKITOMG (ret.) JASDF
Visiting Fellow of JASDF Air Command and Staff College
Adviser of Hitachi, Ltd. Defense Systems Division
Dr.Sandro GayckenDirector of Digital Society Institute, Professor of ESMT Berlin
Dr.Katsuyoshi HARASAWASenior Chief Engineer of Hitachi, Ltd.
Hitachi Information & Telecommunication Engineering, Ltd. 
Hon.Christopher PainterPresident of The Global forum on Cyber Expertise Foundation
Dr.Nicola BressanChief Technical Officer of Yarix – Var Group Digital Security Division
Dr.Ikuo MISUMIVisiting Professor of Tokai University
Mr.Lauri Korts-PärnCTO of Cyber Defense Institute, Inc., Japan
Dr.Hideaki WATANABEAdviser of Defense Technology Forum
Dr.Aaron BrantlyAssociate Professor of Virginia Tech
Dr.Eneken TikkExecutive Producer of Cyber Policy Institute
Mr.Joao FarinhaHead of the Cyber Training Branch of NATO Communications and Information Academy
Dr./Cdr.Patrick O’KeeffeSecurity Policy & Technology Advisor of NATO COE CSW / German Navy
MG.Didier TisseyreFrench Cyber Commander of COMCYBER
Dr.Csaba KrasznayHead of Institute of Cybersecurity in University of Public Service, Hungary
Mr.Dave AitelPartner of Cordyceps Systems
Mr.Akira SAKACISO of Digital Agency Japan
Dr.Emily GoldmanCyber Strategist of US Cyber Command
Mr.Go HASHIMOTOPartner of Atsumi & Sakai 
CAPT.Paul TortoraDirector of Center for Cyber Security Studies, US Naval Academy
Dr.Didier DANETAssociate Professor of Military Academy Saint-Cyr
Mr.Hadar HaliliSales Director  of Allot
Prof.Harumichi  YUASAProfessor of Meiji University
MG(ret)/Dr.Yoshiaki YANOVisiting Instructor of East Michigan University
Mr.Gilad ZahaviSenior Director Threat Intelligence Analytics of Cognyte Software Ltd.
Mr.Toshiyuki ZammaSpecial Advisor to the Board of The International Council for Information Technology in Government Administration (ICA)
Ms.Heli Tiirmaa-KlaarAmbassador-at-Large for Cyber Diplomacy of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia
Mr.Rafal RohozinskiPrincipal and CEO of SecDev Group
Dr.Allan FriedmanSenior Advisor and Strategist of CISA
Ms.Sophia d’AntoineFounder & CEO of Margin Research
Dr.Chris BronkAssociate Professor of University of Houston
Mr.Bert FeskensSenior Programme Manager of (HSD)
Dr.Gabi DreoProfessor of Universität der Bundeswehr München, Germany
Ir Drs Nico POSSenior Staff member of NATO Office of the Chief Scientist
MG (Ret.) / Prof.  Isaac Ben IsraelChairmanof the Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center of Tel Aviv University
Ms.Michele MarkoffActing Coordinator for Cyber Issues of U.S. Department of State
Mr.Eddie KleinmintzDirector , cyber for ITS & Cyber training products of IAI/ELTA-Cyber Division
Dr.James LewisSenior Vice President of CSIS
Dr.Tobias FeakinAustralian Ambassador for Cyber Affairs and Critical Technology of Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Dr.Michael Klipstein Senior Strategist  of Principal Cyber Advisor for the US Army 
Dr.David  Mussington Executive Assistant Director of Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency
Dr.Bryan WellsNATO Chief Scientist
LTG.Stephen FogartyARCYBER Commanding General of ARCYBER (US Army)
Dr.Atsushi SunamiPresident of the The Sasakawa Peace Foundation / Executive Advisor to the President; Adjunct Professor of the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
Dr.Chris DemchakProfessor and Hopper Chair of Cyber Security of US Naval War College
MG.Yoshiki AdachiDirector General, C4 Systems & Intelligence Department, Ground Staff Office of Japan Ground Staff Defense Force, Japan Ministry of Defense
Dr.Karen MAKISHIMAMinister of Digital Agency of Digital Agency
Mr.Shigeki SUZUKIPresident  of Yokosuka Telecom Research Park Inc.
Mr.Yutaka ArimaAmbassador in charge of Cyber Policy
Deputy Assistant Minister
Deputy Director-General, Foreign Policy Bureau