• LSEC, the European ICT Security Cluster

    LSEC, the European ICT Security Cluster

    LSEC is the European ICT Security Cluster. Started in 2012 in Belgium, the cluster is now active in different countries in Europe supporting its members Read More
  • Mobile Security Solutions

    Mobile Security Solutions

    Mobile Security Solutions cover a wide range of topics related to the challenges posed by the use of mobile devices in an enterprise or government Read More
  • Cloud Security & SaaSification

    Cloud Security & SaaSification

    Securing the Cloud for effective Enterprise Cloud Computing Read More
  • Cyber Security – Active Defense

    Cyber Security – Active Defense

    Cyber Security has been a main theme for LSEC for almost a decade. The LSEC expertise varies from policies, system integration, tools and technologies, incident Read More
  • Internet of Things

    Internet of Things

    LSEC is supporting IoT technology development, Enterprise IoT and Industrial Internet  The Internet of Things is the internet of connected smart sensors and objects with Read More
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LSEC - Leaders In Security

Welcome to LSEC, an internationally renowned Information security cluster, a not for profit organization that has the objective to promote Information Security and the expertise in BeNeLux and Europe. Founded by the University of Leuven (K.U. Leuven), supported by European Commission FP7 and leading a unique PAN European Private partnership that interacts with Public Institutions, LSEC connects security industry experts, research institutes and universities, government agencies, end users, funding bodies and technical experts who are driving national and European research agendas. LSEC activities aim to raise cyber security awareness, support innovation and competitiveness of the European IT- Security market and promote the visibility of its members.

GDPR Salon 2018 - supported by CPDP, Privacysalon, State Secretary on Privacy and the Belgian DPA

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January 23rd, the first GDPR Salon in Brussels took place offering an insight on some major developments of GDPR technology in Belgium. The two hundred attendees and representatives from the public authorities and the partners of the organization being all enthusiastic on the setup and activities of the GDPR Salon calls for some additional events of interest, including a GDPR Salon 2019. The opening keynotes from both State Secretary on Privacy Philippe De Backer and Willem Debeuckelaere,  president of the privacy commission in Belgium, confirmed the additional activities requested from the Belgian DPA, extending its responsibilities and increasing its budget. 

If you missed it, presentation materials are now available for download from the GDPR Salon event page or look for the 2018-01-23 in our calendar. 


CTI and Trends 2018 - Cyber Threat Intelligence

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January 18th, already for the fifth time the annual LSEC Cyber Threat Intelligence seminar took place in Brussels. Focusing on the domains of Situational Awareness, threat detection and how to respond to it, Cyber Threat Intelligence includes the mechanism of collecting and dealing with cybersecurity threat information. Some of this information needs to acted upon. With a keynote by the CEO of G DATA Advisory and Advanced Malware Analysis team, and followed by some experience from within Airbus Cyber Security on how to treat Cyber Threat Intelligence within the organization. Wim Hafkamp, CISO Rabobank was challenged by 100kms of wind in the back but came and presented his view on the challenges of the financial services market. Key components related to regulations, software engineering and dealing with cyber threat intelligence. IBM, ATAR Labs - a very promising startup from Turkey -  capable of automating many tedious presidential tasks. Followed with an interesting perspective on Europe's biggest sharing platform, MISP (Malware Information Sharing Platform). 

If you missed it, presentation materials are now available for download from Cyber Threat Intelligence CTI-registration page or look for the 2018-01-27. 


LSEC GDPR - Brussels, November 30th - Session 8 - GDPR Transformation Experiences Sharing



On November 30th, LSEC organized its 8th GDPR activity in 2017, this time on Experiences Sharing in GDPR transformation, covering topics such as developments and state of play with guidelines, accountability, PIA's and DPIA's, Consent Management, Data Leakage Prevention technologies, compliance management, company wide data loss protection and overall privace management. Interesting debates with operational data protection coordinators and DPO's, participants from DPO offices managing the current challenges in the ongoing GDPR transformation. 

The majority of the participants have already been studying GDPR and its impact, but continue to struggle with the implementation. Guidance from the experts Nicholas Delcroix, Hans Graux, Laurie-Ann Bourdain and experiences from the iWelcome team, on privacy by design by Tommy Vandepittte, using SDLC for GDPR development by Toreon, practical experiences on use of DLP technologies from Symantec and Data Protection form IBM and finally from iGuards made it an informative and practical session for our attendees. For most of them, interpretation of the GDPR regulation continues to be challenge, debate and discussion. Best practices amongst attendees supports some of the ongoing developments on GDPR transformation.

If you missed it, presentation materials are now available for download from the GDPR events page and looking for November 30th event (or any of the other past sessions).. 


LSEC IAS - Industrial Automation Security 2017, November 9th - Antwerp

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The fifth edition of the Industrial Automation Security event took place in Antwerp on November 9th. WIth participation and contributions by Airbus, Rhode Schwarz, SecurityMatters, Kaspersky, DutchSec, Secudea, Flowman and many others. 

If you missed it, presentation materials are now available for download from the registration page

A report on the discussions and contributions will be published on 3if.eu. 


Cybersecurity Convention Belgium, October 25th 2017 - Mechelen



Belgian Cyber Security Convention, well attended first edition. 

Lightning speech by Cybersecurity Futurologist Bart Preneel. 

A private event, organized by a brewery of ideas, supported by the Belgian Cybersecurity Coordination Center, the Cybersecurity Coalition and LSEC. 

To download the LSEC Cybersecurity Industry Market Analysis Presentation of October 25th, the materials of the session, go to the download session. Upon login - or after registration, you will be able to access the downloadable file.




Cybersecurity Conference - Forum Europe, November 23rd - Brussels

The Cybersecurity Conference organised by Forum Europe brings together the protagnists of the European policy making landscape. Find out the latest developments of the Cybersecurity Framework and ENISA debates. 

Join in for the final results of the CIMA study. 

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For more information, links to registration and agenda, click on the banner.

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