Speakers and Panellists for the 1st 5G-ENSURE International Workshop on 5G Security Standardisation

16 June 2016, 1st 5G-ENSURE  International Workshop on 5G Security Standardisation, helping to drive early standardisation on 5G, especially on 5G security.
Venue: Orange labs, Sophia Antipolis. Amphitheatre.

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Speakers and Panellists

Adrian BelmonteAdrian Belmonte, Officer in Network Security, ENISA. Adrian Belmonte graduated as a Technical Engineer in Computer Systems in 2006 and currently is finishing his Master’s Degree in IT and Communications Security. As a Security Engineer he deployed and operated the Computer Security Incident Response Team for Autonomous Government of Andalusia's (AndaluciaCERT) for five years, being responsible of a variety of different technical and operational activities. After Joining ENISA in 2015 as an Officer in Network Security, he is participating in different projects related to Internet emerging Threats and risk management to identify and provide an independent view on observed threats, threat agents and threat trends.


Pascal BissonPascal Bisson, Research Program Manager, Thales Services. Pascal Bisson received an Engineering degree from Superior School of Computer Science, Electronics and Automatism. He joined advance studies department of Thomson-CSF in Bagneux in 1991 where he performed research activities on Multimodal Interfaces and Human Factors applied to operational domains (e.g. Air Traffic Management, C4I). Pascal handled a number of collaborations with research laboratories (e.g. CERMA, CNAM, MIT, SRI) on the field and extended its research to augmented interaction in Collaborative Virtual and Augmented Reality Environments where he led major EU and National projects. From 2002 to 2005 he joined THALES Nederland to support the creation of a new research laboratory focusing on Intelligent Systems applied to Collaborative Decision Making applications. In 2007 back to TRT-FR he joined ThereSIS Laboratory. Pascal was deeply involved in NESSI ETP as Thales representative in charge of the SRA also co-chair of Security working group and was deeply involved in a number of NESSI projects on the security field (e.g. COMPAS, NEXOF-RA).
Pascal is currently leading the Security, Privacy and Trust Chapter of FI-PPP FI-Core (Technology Foundation project) and also Technical Manager of 5G-ENSURE Project. He is also one of the chairs of 5G-PPP Security WG.
Pascal is member of Steering Committee of EIT Digital (French Node) also Board Member of Networked European Software and Services Initiative (NESSI) ETP and Trust in Digital Life (TDL). He is also one of the editors of the Network and Information Security (NIS) Platform Strategic Research Agenda.


Luciana CostaLuciana Costa is a security consultant in the Security Lab Department of Telecom Italia Information Technology. She graduated (M.Sc.) in Telecommunications Engineering at the Politecnico of Turin in 2000. In 2001 she starts to work in Telecom Italia Group in the Network Innovation area, and in 2004 she moved in the Security Lab, where she began to focus on security technologies and services for Telecom Italia. Her main areas of interest are strong authentication, network security and, mainly, mobile security. She is involved in standardization activities in the mobile security area (3GPP-SA3 group). She also attendees the GSM Association (GSMA) Fraud and Security Group (FASG), in particular the Roaming and Interconnect Fraud and Security (RIFS) subgroup providing contributions in the SS7/SIGTRAN security risks and countermeasures. She has published some international patents.


Paolo De LutiisPaolo De Lutiis has a solid background in computer science and is specialized in ICT security. He works in Telecom Italia Group since 2000 and has been involved in internal projects related to the security of the NGN and NGA.
He has been involved in standardization activities regularly since 2006 and he has been appointed Chairman of the ETSI TISPAN WG7 and rapporteur of some of the main TISPAN NGN security work items. Moreover he has also collaborated to other fora and alliances focused on Security and has contributed to the ITU-T specifications for the security of the G-PON and XG-PON access networks and ETSI IGS ISI (Information Security Indicator) as rapporteur of an official Work Item.
Currently interested in Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC), he has been recently involved in the ETSI TC CYBER on cybersecurity.


Pavlos FournogerakisPavlos Fournogerakis is a Programme Officer at Network Technologies Unit in the CONNECT Directorate General of the European Commission. His responsibilities include programme implementation (FP7 and Horizon2020), project management, research strategy and policy definition in the areas of 5G, wireless and optical networks, Internet of Things (IoT), software defined networks, network management and network security.
He holds a degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering and a Master of Business Administration, both from National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). Prior to joining the European Commission in 2012 he has worked as an IT Engineer at the Greek public sector, as a Project Manager at Vodafone, as a Telecommunications Consultant at OTEPlus and as a Research Engineer at the Telecommunication Systems Laboratory of NTUA.


Jovan GolicJovan Golic has been doing research in cryptology and information security for about three decades, both with academic institutions and industry. He has contributed to the areas of stream ciphers and pseudorandom number generators including new cryptanalytic methods and design principles, true random number generation in hardware, secure hardware implementations of cryptographic algorithms, format- and syntax-preserving encryption methods, biometric authentication, statistical anomaly detection and intrusion detection, authentication in ad hoc networks, privacy-preserving user profiling, security in information-centric networks, and secret key sharing and key agreement protocols. He has published more than a hundred papers in prestigious international journals and book series and a dozen patents or patent applications.
He is a Senior Technical Leader at the Security Lab of Telecom Italia Information Technology. Jovan Golic has been the Action Line Leader for Privacy, Security & Trust of the EIT Digital (ex EIT ICT Labs) since July 2013.


Dr. Petteri MaDr. Petteri Mannersalonnersalo, Principal Scientist, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. Petteri Mannersalo has been employed by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland since 1997 and is currently working as a Principal Scientist in communications systems. He is also growth area leader responsible for the strategic research planning in the field of future communications. He worked as a postdoc ERCIM fellow at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and at Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) in 2003-2004, and (acting) professor at the University of Vaasa in 2006-2007. He has also been employed as a visiting researcher at AT&T Labs-Research, Mittag-Leffler Institute, Uppsala University and Rice University. Petteri’s recent research activities are related to network management and network security. He is currently the project coordinator of the Horizon2020 project 5G-ENSURE.


Dr. Luca PesandoDr. Luca Pesando, Standards Coordination & Technology Disclosure, TIM. Luca Pesando is coordinator of standards on fixed access and transport, and on video delivery at TIM, the Italian mobile network operator. With a Ph.D. in Particle Physics from the University of Torino and Telecommunication Master training from Telecom Italia. Project Management Training in Telecom Italia.
Since 2006 part of the Technology division standard coordination team. At present, he serves as Vice-Chair of the IMT2020 FG of ITU-T SG 13 and Chair of the WG on Mandate 493 in ETSI NTECH. Till 2014 chair of ETSI Project E2NA and Vice-President of the OpenIPTV Forum.


Nina OlesenNina Olesen joined EOS in January 2013 as a Cybersecurity Project Manager. She leads EOS’ cybersecurity project activities and is the project coordinator of the FP7 project COURAGE. She also manages the operational implementation of cybersecurity policies, including running the CYSPA Alliance, and coordinates the EOS Cybersecurity Working Group.



Bengt SahlinBengt Sahlin has an M.Sc. in Computer Science from Aalto University (former Helsinki University of Technology (TKK)). At TKK, he has also lectured on Modern Data Communications as well as on DNS and DNS security. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
Bengt has worked in the fields of data- and telecommunications for 20 years, mostly with security aspects. In 2000 he joined Ericsson where he has worked on mobile systems security and product security. He was also technical coordinator for Ericsson's security implementation projects, and is a manager of a security research group within Ericsson. Bengt Sahlin was 3GPP TSG SA WG3 chairman 2010-2013.


Hugo TullbergHugo Tullberg, Ericsson, chair of the 5G PPP Work Group Pre-standardization. Hugo Tullberg has a M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from Lund University, and a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering, Communication Theory and Systems, from the University of California at San Diego (UCSD).
Hugo is a Master Researcher at Ericsson Research where he works with 5G communication systems. His research interests include communication and information theory, machine learning and inference systems, cognitive radio, and ad hoc networking.
He was the technical coordinator of the EU FP7 project METIS (Mobile and wireless communications Enablers for the Twenty-twenty Information Society) that laid the foundation for the future mobile and wireless communications system. He is currently the chair of 5G PPP workgroup pre-standardisation under the 5G Infrastructure Association.


5G-EnsureJean-Philippe Wary, Research Program Director at Orange Labs (since 2011), in charge of infrastructures security research for 5G and IOT topics. 15 years at SFR (French Mobile Operator) as Security Expert and Chief Information Security Officer for Networks and Services. 5 years at Alcatel (real time, telecom, security, electronic war). Applied Mathematic Master in Stochastic Models and Statistics (Paris-Orsay).


Dr. Zarrar YousafDr. Zarrar Yousaf, Senior Researcher, NEC Laboratories Europe. A seasoned telecom researcher with extensive experience/expertise in conducting in-depth state-of-art R&D for telecommunication networks in general and mobile core networks in particular. Current research focus is on adopting SDN/NFV related technology for the 5G mobile core networks. Actively involved in ETSI NFV standardisation activities. Rapporteur and editor for the ETSI NFV GS on Vi-VNFM specifications document, while contributor to other NFV specification documents. Won NEC’s standardisation “Fresh Player” award 2015 for contributions to the ETSI NFV IFA WG activities. Extensive experience in the design, development and testing of novel protocols, algorithms and system methods for optimizing network performance. Author of several research papers published in international peer-reviewed journals and conferences of repute. Author of book chapters and IETF Internet Drafts, and also 7 filed patents. Proficient in the design and development of large scale, high-fidelity simulation models in OMNeT++ and NS3. Test bed development in Linux and prototype development in OpenStack. Served as a TPC member and session chair for various conferences. Invited speaker at several International events, universities and organisations.