6. April 2022

NECC webinar: Adapting European Cybersecurity and Cloud Requirements

European Union has launched various new regulations effecting cloud offering inside European digital market. Regulation sets requirements how to build cyber security and how to take privacy into account. How EU borne cloud service provider sees the landscape and how hyberscaler adjusts continuously changing environment. This webinar highlights interesting aspects with upcoming challenges and opportunities within European Cloud services.

Date: 6 April 2022
Time: 13:30 – 15:30 CET
Place: Online via Webex

Sign up here.


13:30 Foreword
Juha Remes, NECC Chairman of the board

13:40 Digital sovereignty and regulatory compliance! What is the solution?
Johan Christenson, Vice President of Innovation at City Network International

14:20 Security & Compliance in the global world; how the hyperscale cloud can help?
Mikko Viitaila, Regional Technology Office (RTO) at Microsoft Western Europe

15:00 Q&A session for the lecture
With abovementioned speakers and Niels Anqvist, President, Danish Chapter of Cloud Security Alliance



Johan Christensen
Vice President,  Innovation at City Network International

Johan Christenson is a serial entrepreneur whom has successfully exited multiple companies he founded. After receiving a graduate degree in Engineering, from Florida Institute of Technology, his focus turned to the digital media space. He has raised money both in the US and Europe from venture capital firms such as Benchmark Capital and Balderton Capital. Johan is the founder of City Network, which offers a global public cloud as well as private clouds for enterprises – all based on open source. City Network’s mission is to enable innovation and focuses on enterprises with regulatory challenges such as banks and insurance companies.

Mikko Viitaila
Regional Technology Office (RTO) at Microsoft Western Europe

Mikko Viitaila is the Regional Technology Officer of Microsoft Western Europe. His responsibilities include helping customers and partners unveil the possibilities of new technology and advancing secure and responsible digitalization. Mikko has more than 20 years of experience in IT and cybersecurity in both public and private sector organizations.