ETSI’s annual flagship event on Cyber Security, the ETSI Security Conference, will take place face-to-face from 16 to 19 October 2023, in ETSI, Sophia Antipolis, France.

The event focusing on Security Research will run during Cybersecurity Month.

Meet & Network with the Community

This exclusive face-to-face event provides an exceptional opportunity for the security community to come together to exchange with experts, network with peers, and share facts and opinions around the subject of cybersecurity standardization. 

If you missed the 2022 Edition of the ETSI Security Conference, you may look at the site and watch the interviews performed by our Media Partner, Cybersecurity Magazine.


ETSI Headquarters
650 Route des Lucioles
06560 Valbonne - Sophia Antipolis

Tel: +33 4 92 94 42 00

Information on venue, travel, visa, local accommodation is available at

The ETSI Security Conference 2023 programme is being built by the following people:

  • Samim Ahmadi, Umlaut
  • Charles Brookson, ZEATA Security
  • Alex Cadzow, C3L
  • Scott Cadzow, C3L
  • Matt Campagna, Amazon Web Services
  • Peter C, NCSC
  • Mirko Cano Soveri, ETSI/3GPP
  • Björn Fanta, Fabasoft
  • Slawomir Gorniak, ENISA
  • Alan Hayward, NCSC
  • Alex Leadbeater,GSMA Chair TC CYBER, Programme Committee Chair
  • Tieyan Li, Huawei
  • Gerry McQuaid, Ofcom
  • Mats Naslund, NDRE
  • Jean-Pierre Quémard, KAT
  • Ian Oliver, Nokia Bell Labs
  • Laure Pourcin, ETSI
  • Davide Pratone, Huawei
  • Tony Rutkowski, CIS
  • George Sharkov, European DIGITAL SME Alliance & SBS
  • Nataliya Stanetsky, Google Ireland Limited
  • Colin Whorlow, NCSC
  • Alf Zugenmaier, NTT Docomo

The event, spotlighting on Security Research will run over 4 days.

The event will cover topics such as:

  • Global Regulation (EU, CEPT and other regions)
  • “5G in the wild” – 2023: Arrival of cloud-native, 5G Core, Verticals & APIs.
  • Certification (5G, IoT, GSMA NESAS, Mobile Handset, Cloud)
  • IoT Refresh – TS 103 645, Coercive Control Mitigation, Verticals ( inc. Smart Locks and Voice Assistants), E-Health.
  • 6G Futures
  • Zero Trust
  • AI (inc Open AI and GPT).
  • Open Source
  • Open RAN
  • Non-Terrestrial Networks (NTN) – Applications, Risks and Use Case
  • Supply Chain Security
  • Post Quantum “State of the Nation” – NIST, GSMA PQTN, Migration, AI used for attacks on Quantum, ETSI QSC
  • Augmented Reality

Underlying Horizontal Themes:
- Spotlight on Security Research 
- Engaging the next generation of Engineers and Standards makers 
- Supporting SMEs  

Calling for Contributions from Research and Innovation

Currently, the Programme Committee is calling for presentation proposals specifically from a Research and Innovation angle on the mentioned topics. Should you wish to contribute, please fill in and submit this form by 31 May.

The Programme Committee is working towards having a stable agenda available in the course of the summer. 

Watch out!

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