Today, NATO is undoubtedly meeting reality; from the challenges in Europe from Ukraine to the rising, global cybersecurity threat. Returning to CCDCOE for CyCon 2023, global cybersecurity pioneer Fortinet brings global experience of meeting reality every day across all sectors where their global mission is to protect people, devices and data everywhere. With more technology patents than their whole industry combined, Fortinet secures Governments, Banks and Defence Forces. In his keynote, Chris Parker will explain how cybersecurity technology best practice from other high-risk sectors is helping large Defence Forces transform rapidly and sustainably from legacy systems to next generation cybersecurity. Finally, Chris will offer a look over the horizon at some future challenges and trends.