Professor Paul Théron
Cranfield University, UK
Professor Paul Théron, PhD, runs the Atkins-Cranfield Chair of cyber-secure engineering systems and processes and he is the Head of the Manufacturing Informatics Centre within Cranfield’s School of Aerospace, Transport & Manufacturing. His central research area is cyber resilience, seen from the perspectives of dynamic phenomena, engineering and ecosystemic governance processes. Focusing today on Autonomous Cyber Defence, he is the deputy lead of NATO’s IST 152 Research & Technology Group and was formerly the co-director of the “Aerospace Cyber Resilience” research chair (French Air Force, Dassault Aviation, Thales). Previously, he has worked for Thales Communications & Security’s cybersecurity unit on the cyber resilience of the Telecommunications, Aviation, Automotive and Defence sectors. A former member of ENISA's Permanent Stakeholders Group and DG CNECT expert, he has worked for the European Commission’s DG Joint Research Centre and led the research group who produced the IACS Cybersecurity Certification Framework (ICCF) that inspired the EU’s 2017 strategy on cybersecurity certification presented in Join(2017)450 and COM(2017)477.
Keynote Title: Through-life seamless cyber resilience