• 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.

Cyber Security & Privacy Innovator SecurIT Finalist for the 2015 Red Herring Top 100 Europe Award

SecurIT, one of the LSEC Core Expert members and participant to the recent LSEC Innovation Booths ath the FIC 2015 and Infosecurity.be tradeshows, has been selected as a Finalist for Red Herring's Top 100 Europe award, a prestigious list honoring the year’s most promising private technology ventures from the European business region.

The Red Herring editorial team selected the most innovative companies from a pool of hundreds from across Europe. The nominees are evaluated on 20 main quantitative and qualitative criterion: they include disruptive impact, market footprint, proof of concept, financial performance, technology innovation, social value, quality of management, execution of strategy, and integration into their respective industries.


Read More via the IPACSO.eu project website - or visit the LSEC Expert Member page on SecurIT

3IF by LSEC & Sirris: A new innovation project supporting companies in their transition to Industrial Internet

3IF stands for “Industrial Internet In Flanders”. During 2015 throughout 2019, LSEC and SIRRIS as main project partners will be developing a series of activities to support Manufacturing Companies, Integrators, Technology Providers, System Integrators, Security Companies and Innovators; in developing and integrating Internet of Things, Smart Sensors in Industrial Environments; supporting new business opportunities, identifying and mitigating challenges and positioning Flanders internationally.

3IF will kick off in Leuven, on 28 May, and you are invited! For more information click here

LSEC and IPACSO at Mobile World 2015 - European Mobile Security Solutions

LSEC & IPACSO at Mobile World 2015 : Mobile Security Solutions

LSEC and IPACSO collected a number of European innovative mobile security solutions, that collectively support a secure mobile experience, and that will further drive innovation within the mobile sector. Whether you are an operator looking for business opportunities, a manufacturer looking for the latest technology integrations, a service provider to harden your solutions...We will inform your about: Mobile authentication and access control, mobile to manage payments and serve as payment token, using mobile to facilitate offline transactions, ensuring the security of apps and the OS, protecting privacy of mobile users and many more to discover at Booth 7G71 at Mobile World Congress 2015.

More info: Mobile Security Section 

Cyber Security Challenge Belgium 2015


Cyber Security Challenge 2015. Are you up for it?

The Cyber Security Challenge 2015 is organized by a number of LSEC members, a new initiative to raise awareness of students on Cyber Security and motivate young talents to embrace a career in Cyber Security. This capture the flag challenge is supported by LSEC.

The country-wide cyber security competition targeting students that are about to complete their education is supported by virtually every major academic institution in the country, such as the KU Leuven, ULB, Howest, UCL, UGent, UAntwerpen, UNamur, ULg, … The event is organized by NVISO and supported by BNP Paribas Fortis, KBC, LSEC and a number of organizations active in the promotion of cyber-security in Belgium.

Registration for the Qualifiers are now open! Qualifications take place on March 4 and 5th, the finals on March 20th. Register your team today!

More info: https://www.cybersecuritychallenge.be #CSCBE

EU’s First Cyber Security & Privacy Innovation Awards...and the winners are:

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European researchers, ICT Security professionals and industry, supported by the European Commission to honour those making an impact in Privacy and Cyber Security

Europe's most innovative and forward-thinking researchers and entrepreneurs gathered in Brussels on 23 October 2014, recognising those who are bolstering Europe's cyber security landscape.

The awards are the brainchild of an EU-supported research project, named Innovation Framework for Privacy and Cyber Security Market Opportunities (IPACSO). LSEC is a member of this consortium, which comprises a diverse range of industry, academic, R&D and policy-making experts collaborating to build a faster, more effective and efficient road-to-market landscape for cyber security entrepreneurs.

The award Ceremony took place October 23rd, in the Innovation Center Living Tomorrow, in Vilvoorde Belgium. With inspiring presentations and interesting discussions. Click here to view the full press release on the IPACSO website, an impression of the conference, an overview of the finalists and the list of the award winners per each of the 6 categories

IPACSO publishes short list of contenders for the European Cyber Security & Privacy Innovation Awards


October 23rd , the first European Cyber Security & Privacy Innovation Awards will take place in Belgium. With these Awards, the IPACSO consortium, supported by the European Commission, awards Privacy and Cyber Security Innovators in Europe. From all entries, the independent review commission created a short list of 20 innovative companies the IT - security & privacy domains. This short list is now available on the event page.

Click here for an overview of the nominees and conference program, and confirm your attendance to the award ceremony and conference. Registration is free of charge, but seats are limited and registration is mandatory


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