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News - CYBERSECURITY week LuXembourg


Strengthening the weak link

When talking about cybersecurity, we immediately think of technological tools such as antivirus software, firewalls, encryption keys.. this is a mistake.

IT Skills - A shortage threatens

There will be a shortage of approximately 500,000 cyber security experts in Europe by 2020. Worldwide, it is likely that more than 1.5 million people will miss out on this demand. The needs may vary from country to country, but the overall trend is the same everywhere: cybersecurity has become a central issue for both business strategy and recruitment.

Second edition of PwC Cybersecurity Day

The second edition of PwC Cybersecurity Day will take place on 19 October 2017. 200 international experts and IT security specialists are expected in Luxembourg. We are looking for ten companies with next generation solutions in cybersecurity.

Hack.lu 2017 - Call for papers and for sponsors now open

The 13th edition of Hack.lu will take place on October 17-19, 2017, at Alvisse Parc Hotel in Luxembourg. The opportunity to submit papers for presentation and workshop proposals is now open until July 21st. The proposals will be reviewed and selected by the hack.lu program committee.

Outcome of the first OS3 Hackathon and announcement of the second

On May 2nd and 3rd, 2017, around 40 free and open source software developers met in Luxembourg to take part in the first Open Source Security Software Hackathon (OS3 Hackathon). This 2 days event offered the opportunity to the developers to collaborate on various software projects in the information security field.

Luxembourg's first Cybersecurity Week

Cybersecurity is among the greatest challenges of the digital economy, increasingly emerging every day as a field with high potential in terms of new skills, jobs and growth. The Grand Duchy has been considering this area as an opportunity for economic growth for over 15 years, a view further highlighted in the governmental Digital Lëtzebuerg initiative, as well as the announcement, in October 2016, of a competence centre on cybersecurity. Building on this momentum, five players are gathering today to create the Cybersecurity Week in Luxembourg.

October is European Cyber Security Month

ECSM is the EU’s annual advocacy campaign that takes place in October and aims to raise awareness of cyber security threats, promote cyber security among citizens and provide up to date security information, through education and sharing of good practices.