Voluntary Cyber Defence Collaboration

KIBEVUpon the initiative of the professional platform and event called National Day of IT Security (ITBN) a collaboration of volunteers is being set up the members of which are information technology professionals safeguarding the security of important or critical computer system within their care. The objective of the platform is to react to cyber threats and attacks, hacker risks the critical and important information technology infrastructure of the country is exposed to in a coordinated and competent manner and to provide assistance to the government in their efforts of organising the protection of the cyber space of the nation, even in collaboration with an eventually set up Hungarian cyber army. he name of the civil initiative is Voluntary Cyber Defence Collaboration or KIBEV in shorthand. I’m one of the founding member of KIBEV.

 

Safer Internet Voluntary Education

Safer InternetThe Safer Internet Programme aims – in accordance with the value mediated by the European Union – to use Internet and online technologies safer, especially for children, and fight efficiently against illegal and harmful content. International Children’s Safety Service, the Hungarian Safer Internet Programme Coordinator asked me to help the expansion of the program with participating in the voluntary education and teaching other trainers.

 

ELTE IT security course

ELTEIn 2007 when I began to work for kancellár.hu I got a request to work out the syllabus of IT Security course on the Faculty of Informatics of Eötvös Lóránd University. This course is based on CISSP topics and shows the basics, theory and practice og information security. I also teach this course for enterprises so if you need this kind of knowledge connect with me or kancellár.hu Zrt! The slides of my course are available under the Research menu.

Hacktivity Conference

Hacktivity

I participate in the organization of Hacktivity from 2005. My goal is to be a weekend when information security professionals, hackers and enquirers can meet and venerate for their profession and pastime. It’s a great pleasure for me that I’m the one-man program committee of Hacktivity so I have the responsibility to request and select the presentors.

MELASZ-Ready Electronic Signature Format

MELASZ

The MELASZ-Ready Format, also known as “XML formats for signing and encrypting electronic documents in the communication of the Hungarian public administration” is the common recommendation of the Hungarian electronic signature application developers based on ETSI’s XAdES standard which was created in the Hungarian Electronic Signature Association’s workgroup. I was participated in this workgroup as an independent expert so I had an important role to reach a consensus and develop the evaluation and accreditation methodology.

Guide to the realization of IT security for local authorities

ITKTB

This document is an experimental guideline that primarily focuses to practical information. It is addressed to the employees in a local governmental environment who get in touch with IT security just like end users or administrators. The study also deals with some important IT security concerns of e-government.

Renewal of the certification of IBM 4758 HSM cryptographic module according to the Hungarian Electronic Signature Law

Hunguard Kft.

For the provision of qualified electronic signature service it is inevitable to use hardware security modules that ensure the protection of CA’s private keys. To prove this security the original foreign cryptographic certificates are “over certified” in Hungary.

Renewal of the certification of Eracom ProtectServer Orange HSM cryptographic module according to the Hungarian Electronic Signature Law

Hunguard Kft.

For the provision of qualified electronic signature service it is inevitable to use hardware security modules that ensure the protection of CA’s private keys. To prove this security the original foreign cryptographic certificates are “over certified” in Hungary.

CISSP exam in Hungary

BME IK

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) exam was organized first time in Hungary on 1st October 2005. This is one of the best-known worldwide information security exams. The idea to organize this exam was originally originated from me. I also participated and currently participate in the organization process.

Analysis of antivirus products by Common Criteria

ITKTB

During this survey, which is published on the web site of the Interministerial Committee on Information Society (ITKTB) we tested many antivirus applications. The curiosity of this test was that we examined their compliance to Common Criteria Protection Profiles. We could check the security of these applications in some degree.