• Gert Læssøe Mikkelsen

    Head of Security Lab, The Alexandra Institute


    Gert Læssøe Mikkelsen is head of Security Lab at the Alexandra Institute, where he has participated in a long list of both Danish and international research projects in the field of cybersecurity. He also participates in the different commercial cybersecurity projects the Alexandra Institute is involved in.  

    Title of presentation: 

    Security by Design – why is it not happening  

    Abstract of presentation: 

    This talk contains an overview of Security by Design (SbD), what it is, why it is important, and why some companies struggle to get SbD implemented when developing software. The talk is based on two research projects with a focus on improving cybersecurity in products and services e.g., IoT products and digital products/services in general.

    Speaker for following sessions
    • Amager Strandpark
      01-12-2 -
      Organized by ITU

      This session is dedicated on how to build better, more secure and more trustworthy software for critical infrastructure sectors. We will discuss challenges to be addressed, and the role of software verification, software analysis tools, and certification.

      Scientific Talk: “Defending against Supply-Chain Attacks.” Carsten Schürmann, Professor, IT University of Copenhagen
      Business Talk: "The value of product certicifation", Jeppe Bjerre, Specialist, Product compliance, Engineering, Force Technology
      Business Talk: “Security by Design – why is it not happening”, Gert Læssøe Mikkelsen, Head of Security Lab, Alexandra Instituttet
      Panel discussion and Q&A

      Session coordinator: Peter Ibsen, ITU
      Facilitator: Carsten Schürmann, ITU
      How to improve your software product!
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