• LSEC, the European ICT Security Cluster

    LSEC, the European ICT Security Cluster

    LSEC is the European ICT Security Cluster. Started in 2002 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

    CyberSecurity has been a main theme for LSEC for almost two decades. The LSEC expertise varies from policies, system integration, tools and technologies, incident management, 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 - Leaders In Security,  an internationally renowned Digital Security Catalyst, 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 (KU Leuven), supported by the Flemish Government Ageny for Enterpeneurship and Innovation and the European Commission Horizon and Digital Europe programs, LSEC is 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 Digital Security market and promote the visibility of its members.

Introducing IPACSO Innovation Awards 2014

March 26th, 2014. Launching IPACSO Innovation Awards Call for applications.

IPACSO, the European project that aims at speeding up the tracing, development and commercialization of cyber security and privacy opportunities, now invites applicants to submit their case for the first European Cyber Security & Privacy Innovation Awards that will be granted in October.

The registration process will end 30 June 2014. Upon their registration, applicants will be asked to provide additional details about their innovation project before final selection. The ceremony will occur 23 October 2014 at the Brussels innovation centre Living Tomorrow. Registrations to attend this public event are open.

For more information and registrations

Feb 11th 2014 - The Day We Fight Back

February 11th, we join the initiative to let the world know, we have had enough with mass surveillance. Even a firm believer of technology and tools that allow for monitoring that can help with detection and prevention of crime, we strongly believe that surveillance without purpose is where we are heading to unless we all show our interest in putting an end to end. By signing the Principles, we show that we're part of a movement that knows mass surveillance is a violation of international human rights law. By subscribing below, our signature, with thousands of others, is intended to pressure governments and international institutions to forbid mass surveillance anywhere in the world.

Infosecurity 2014 Innovation Pavilion


Visit us at the Innovation Pavilion, Infosecurity 2014 in Brussels.

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LSEC activities : you're welcome to join us to become a leader in Information Security

LSEC's main mission is to create awareness about IT security, provide a networking platform for the experts on IT Security as an international centre of expertise, and to ensure that its members stay at the forefront of technology by supporting innovation and by stimulating and supporting knowledge exchange and collaboration.

LSEC provides a single point of entry to a geographic concentration of world-class e-security expertise and e-security professionals in Europe. This website is merely a flavor of a tool that is being completed and extended , with information, interacitivity and actions. LSEC members have been carefully selected for being experts in their respectives domains of Information Security expertise. This portal can be your starting point to find information related to specific Information Security matters, and relates back to the experts and information. LSEC is constantly organizing events and sessions on a variety of Themes, made up of expertises. So do take a look at What's Happening, to find out more on all of our activities.

Formed in January 2002, LSEC is an independent not-for-profit network organisation uniting a variety of experts of IT security : users (Security Officers, IT Managers and other security professionals), hardware and software vendors, service and knowledge providers, advisors, research institutions and governmental organisations.

September 1st, 2012 LSEC starts Project FIRE - Investigating research activities and registering capabilities on it security throughout Europe

Together with partners from Spain, Estonia, Germany, UK and Czech Republic, LSEC started project FIRE that aims to facilitate access to it security research, capabilities and it security needs in order to reduce the gap between research and academia. A lot of research activities are unfortunately known only to few in the industry, whilst a lot of research interest is undocumented and gets lost. Also in an effort to reduce industry fragementation throughout Europe and make Europe a stronger Union with a more coordinated IT Security Industry. LSEC and its partners AMETIC, NSMC, Cybernetica, ifis - TeleTrusT and ADS Group - SITC will be actively identifying researchers, research, it security offerings and demand and als documenting this during seminars and online publications over the course of the next couple of years. For more information, please download our executive summary of FIRE, or contact your FIRE coordinator in proximity. .

LSEC plays leading role in Europe’s cybersecurity strategy as partner in anti-botnet pilots

Europe bands together to fight against botnets, LSEC leads pilot developments in Advanced Cyber Defence Center with EU support
LSEC - Association of information security companies in Europe and eco – Association the German Industry together with 28 partners from 14 European countries are launching a project against one of the biggest Internet security threats: Every fifth computer is currently estimated to be part of a botnet used by cyber criminals to infect end user computers with malware and gain remote access to them. Kicking off today in Frankfurt, the association begins its work as the coordinator of the Advanced Cyber Defence Center (ACDC) which is supported by the European Union.
The Advanced Cyber Defence Center is an important building block for the cyber security strategy of the EU. At the launch press conference on February 7th, EU-Commissioner Neelie Kroes said: "We need to protect our networks and systems and improve their resilience.
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