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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.

Ulrich Seldeslachts

Ulrich Seldeslachts

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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. 

 

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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. 

 

 

 

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).. 

 

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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. 

 

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. 

ForumEurope CybersecurityConference

 

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

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 heliview

Identity & Access Management Conference Belgium 2017, organised by Heliview, supported by LSEC. 
Top speakers from Kantara Initiative, Eandis, the European Commission and LSEC. 

LSEC will be focusing on its key learnings from the IoT and IIoT developments and initiatives in managing identities for IoT in enterprise environments.

For more information and registration. with relationcode 28GQWKTU

 

 

ISSE2017

ISSE 2017, Europe's international information security conference, on cybersecurity, identity and access, privacy and other developments. Organized by EEMA, supported by LSEC.

Brussels, November 14 and 15th at Deloitte's, in Diegem, Belgium.

 

 

The LSEC Membership has expanded significantly over the last years. Both industry (Core LSEC Members) and end user (Corporate and Individual Members) have grown exponentially. Earlier in 2017 we have released our new Membership and market analysis portal http://marketintelligence.leadersinsecurity.org. This interactive database platform allows to dynamically adapt the changes our community is constantly undertaking. The platform is there to allow for end users and industry to be able to browse through partners and providers more efficiently. While still under development, we welcome all members to take a look, to register and update their profiles and to ensure a good visibility amongst their target audiences. Users are scutinizing their partners and innovative solutions, and will be updated on their interests going forward. Take a glimpse on our Marketintelligence Platform. Once you register, you will be able to reap larger benefits and can start selecting on specific components. 

We'll be adding some usage guidance, but if you like to be part of our expert panel, deciding over the user interface, please contact us at marketintel at lsec.eu with your interest.  

 

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