Digitales Event  /  14. Dezember 2020, 10.00 – 13.30

Financial Sector Infrastructure Cyber-Physical Security and Regulatory Standards Workshop

CRITICAL-CHAINS with the collaboration of leading financial Sector Partners and related EC-funded projects is pleased to announce a workshop focused on financial services sector, Risk-based Cyber-Physical Security Authentication and Accountability Models for Monitoring, Compliance Assurance and Regulatory Harmonisation challenges.

This is the 3rd workshop in the series of joint workshops with support from the Financial Sector (POSTEIT, Caixa Bank), and from the Security and Blockchain research projects particularly SOTER and other Cyberwatching network security projects. The workshop will take place as a Webinar on 14th December 2020, 10.00-13.30 CET with the following proposed topics of sectoral interest:

  • Financial Sector Cyber-Physical Security Protection
  • Authentication & Accountability Models across the Financial Sector Flows, IOT & Blockchain
  • Regulatory Harmonisation & Compliance Challenges: Tensions, Technological & Policy Enablers (PSTD 2, eIDAS, AML, GDPR, NIS)
  • Training Harmonisation: e-Portfolio & Workplace-based Incident-Responsive Security Training

Participation in the workshop is free and open to all; we particularly encourage the financial sector network security and training, and transactions monitoring managers as well as European Commission regulatory policy and other standardisation stakeholders to attend.

The website for pre-registration and participation in the Webinar on 14th December is:

Contributions on any other topics relevant to the workshop theme and suggestions for the Panel Session topics are welcome. Contributions as 15-20 minutes presentations or Panel Topics on any of the above or related themes should be sent by 7-December-2020 to (, who will assist in integrating the presentation sequence and selecting the panel session topics based on the emerging interests of the contributions.