IGF 2023 Lightning Talk #106 Addressing the changing cybersecurity landscape

Tuesday, 10th October, 2023 (06:10 UTC) - Tuesday, 10th October, 2023 (06:40 UTC)
SC – Room H
Cybersecurity, Cybercrime & Online Safety

Google Japan


Shane Huntley, Chief of the Privacy, Safety, Security Office in APAC, Google

Onsite Moderator



16. Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels

Targets: 16.10: Ensure public access to information and protect fundamental freedoms, in accordance with national legislation and international agreements



Duration (minutes)



The talk will provide an overview of Google’s security efforts and focus areas in the context of a changing cybersecurity landscape. This includes Google’s secure by default approach based on the world’s most advanced security infrastructures as well as the role of threat intelligence team, in particularGoogle’s Threat Analysis Group and Google Cloud’s Mandiant experts. Learn about Google’s cybersecurity workforce development efforts and contributions and partnerships in the APAC region and Google’s responsible approach to advance and secure AI systems and efforts to increase the resilience of organizations.

Key Takeaways (* deadline 2 hours after session)

The world is witnessing unprecedented cyber threats to businesses, governments, and individuals. Google develops built-in, automatic protections, many of them using AI applications, that detect and block threats before they ever reach users. Google is also a trusted local partner for governments and enterprises, offering cybersecurity certificate programs and helping underserved organizations to learn cybersecurity skills and protect themselves

Call to Action (* deadline 2 hours after session)

Learn how Google protects people from cyberattacks  https://safety.google/intl/ja/cybersecurity-advancements/

Prepare for a career as a cybersecurity analyst with a professional certificate from Google  https://www.coursera.org/professional-certificates/google-cybersecurity…

Session Report (* deadline 26 October) - click on the ? symbol for instructions
  1. Around 45 people attended the session, in which Shane Huntely shared Google’s approach and key initiatives in cybersecurity protection: Google is committed to keeping people safe online by integrating cutting-edge AI technology. Secure by Default products such as Google Play, Gmail, and Chrome protect billions of users from cyberattacks. In October, Google launched Google Career Certificates and APAC Cybersecurity Funding to bolster the number of cybersecurity professionals. The Threat Analysis Group continuously monitors attackers. Google will continue to make efforts as a trusted partner to enhance online safety.  In the Q/A session, he answered the questions about diversity improvement, partnerships, etc.