• 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.

Privacy-glasses to protect citizens against Face Recognition


The ultimate disguise for the digital era is set to go on sale in Japan. The National Institute of Informatics said it has developed eyeglasses that help users protect their privacy by disabling facial-recognition systems in cameras.

IBM finds major Android phone bug


IBM security researchers have found a way to exploit an Android flaw that puts more than 55 per cent of Android phones at risk of being taken over by persistent attackers.

White House response on Petition to free Edward Snowden

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White House response to Petition Edward Snowden

On June 19, 2013 a petition was launched to the Obama administration, stating that Edward Snowden is a national hero and should be immediately issued a full, free, and absolute pardon for any crimes he has committed or may have committed related to blowing the whistle on secret NSA surveillance programs. Two years later, the Obama Administration responds represented by Lisa Monaco, the President's Advisor on Homeland Security and Counterterrorism.

Here's what she had to say:

Stephen Hawking fears global AI arms race that will threaten humanity

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Stephen Hawking, Steve Wozniak, and many other eminent researchers and scientists have published an open letter where they warn about the military use of artificial intelligence.

In Memorium : Caspar Bowden, Privacy Crusader

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With respect to his family and friends, we remember Caspar Bowden for his great rhetoric and being a crusader for the right to privacy. While not always agreeing with his principles, we always found a way to finalize our debates with a smile and joint respect of opinion. LSEC supports the Caspar Bowden Legacy Fund for privacy advocacy and technology.

Rest in peace Caspar.

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LSEC 2015 Annual Meeting Highlights


June 11th, Leuven. LSEC celebrates its 14th year of expansion, with an increased attention to Europe. The LSEC Annual Gathering was well attended by representatives from LSEC members from around the world.

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Upcoming Events

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IAS 2019 - Industrial Automation & Security Belgium 2019

Recent Events

Fri May 24 @ 8:00AM - 07:45PM
GDPR Salon 2019
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CCSK Training - Cloud Security Alliance
Tue Sep 10 @10:00AM - 06:00PM
Security Orchestration
Wed Oct 16 @10:00AM - 06:00PM
Cyber Security Convention Belgium 2019

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