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Funding Opportunities for Innovative Internet Projects

29 April 2015
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Funding Opportunities for Innovative Internet Projects

Nowadays the internet is present in almost every aspect of our daily lives: SIDN acknowledges this and stands for a strong, open and reliable web for everyone. This is in line with the GCCS’s mission statement to promote a free, open and secure cyber space.

 

To accomplish this goal, SIDN invests in innovative ideas and projects which strengthen the internet or implement it in an innovative way. At this moment SIDN Funding seeks for daring projects involving the internet that can make a...

Attention for Economic Benefits of Global Conference on Cyber Space 2015

29 April 2015
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Attention for Economic Benefits of Global Conference on Cyber Space 2015

NOS 8th O’clock News (11.25) and Dutch national newspaper NRC have paid attention to the economic benefits of the Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS) 2015. Reinier van der Drift, director of HSD partner Authasas, Pim Cornelissen, Redsocks, and Joris den Bruinen, Deputy-Director HSD were interviewed. NRC also paid attention to the Cyber Security Week, hosted at the HSD Campus.

 

Following a GCCS representative, the conference has cost 15 million Euros. So what are the benefits of organising...

Unique gathering of Dutch security cluster boosts cyber security power

29 April 2015
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Unique gathering of Dutch security cluster boosts cyber security power

Every year, cybercrime causes 400 billion dollars worth of damage worldwide, the American Centre of Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) has estimated. The figure highlights the need for full, efficient coverage of cyber risks. In the view of Dutch security cluster The Hague Security Delta (HSD), one way of creating added value in the battle against cybercrime is to get businesses, governments, and knowledge institutes – the so-called Triple Helix – to work together. Ida Haisma, HSD’s...

Recap Cyber Security Week: a Huge Success

24 April 2015
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Recap Cyber Security Week: a Huge Success

Last week was the Cyber Security Week, which put the Hague Security Delta in the spotlight. The week was organized by no less than 75 parties and was a huge success.

 

This success would not have been possible without all the HSD partners: they gave the week substance and filled it with a great program.

 

Also, the HSD cluster is especially proud of the multiplier effect in their communication: with the help and cooperation of their partners, HSD was able to reach a much wider audience to get them...

Global Forum on Cyber Expertise Stationed in The Hague

20 April 2015
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Global Forum on Cyber Expertise Stationed in The Hague

At the Global Conference on Cyber Space 2015, it was announced by Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs that the Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (GFCE) will be stationed in The Hague. This is yet another example of The Hague’s position as cyber security capital of Europe.The GFCE is a global platform that will contribute to cyber capacity building. It will stimulate new funding streams and the sharing of expertise and experiences in the field of cyber security, cyber crime, data regulation, and...

Launch Report 'Assessing Cyber Security – A Meta-Analysis of Threats, Trends, and Responses to Cyber Attacks’

17 April 2015
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Launch Report 'Assessing Cyber Security – A Meta-Analysis of Threats, Trends, and Responses to Cyber Attacks’

The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies, premium partner of HSD, recently published their report ‘Assessing Cyber Security – A Meta-Analysis of Threats, Trends, and Responses to Cyber Attacks’. The report is written together with authors of TNO, sponsored and reviewed by Hoffmann Bedrijfsrecherche, NLnet foundation, Capgemini Netherlands, the Municipality of The Hague, and endorsed by The Hague Security Delta.Over the years, a plethora of reports has emerged that assess the causes, dynamics,...

Tracks Inspector Winner Rabobank’s Interactive Money Marketplace

17 April 2015
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Tracks Inspector Winner Rabobank’s Interactive Money Marketplace

Tracks Inspector delivered the winning pitch at Rabobank’s Interactive Money Marketplace on the final “Access to capital” day of the Cyber Security week. They were chosen because of their pragmatic approach and challenging innovative concept.In addition to pitches, the Money Marketplace gave the participating entrepreneurs the chance to meet possible investors and to learn more about investment opportunities. Participating organisations included: InnovationQuarter, NPEX, BarentsKrans, MBO &...

Tracks Inspector Winner Rabobank’s Interactive Money Marketplace

17 April 2015
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Tracks Inspector Winner Rabobank’s Interactive Money Marketplace

Tracks Inspector delivered the winning pitch at Rabobank’s Interactive Money Marketplace on the final “Access to capital” day of the Cyber Security week. They were chosen because of their pragmatic approach and challenging innovative concept.In addition to pitches, the Money Marketplace gave the participating entrepreneurs the chance to meet possible investors and to learn more about investment opportunities. Participating organisations included: InnovationQuarter, NPEX, BarentsKrans, MBO &...

More Attention Needed for Cyber Security

16 April 2015
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In a wide-ranging survey of the Dutch security landscape, The Hague Security Delta concludes that there continues to be a lack of awareness among the public about cyberthreats. The report, called “The Value of Cooperation: Innovation in Dutch Security in Perspective”, says that such concerns receive a good deal of attention from the government and the private sector, but more should be done to raise awareness about the impact of cyberattacks among the public.  

 

Our internet communication remains vulnerable...

HSD Showcases 20 Latest Cyber Security Innovations

15 April 2015
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HSD Showcases 20 Latest Cyber Security Innovations

Minister of Economic Affairs Henk Kamp and Mayor of The Hague Jozias van Aartsen opened the Innovation Room at the Campus of The Hague Security Delta today. It is the place where The Netherlands shows its innovations in the field of cyber security to the world during the week that more than 100 international delegations visit The Hague for the Global Conference on Cyber Space. This afternoon KPN officially launched the Blackphone, which was recently named as one of 25 best inventions of 2014, on...

New Members Trusted Networks Initiative

15 April 2015
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New Members Trusted Networks Initiative

On Wednesday 15 April Rabobank, ING Bank, AMS-IX, NL-ix, ASP4ALL and Logius signed the certificate making them a member of the 'Trusted Network Initiative'. The signing took place at the Innovation Room hosted as part of the Cyber Security Week on the Campus of The Hague Security Delta.Since several months, the Internet has a new facility to prepare for extremely heavy DDoS attacks. The Trusted Networks Initiative makes it possible to temporarily close off part of the internet, while important...

Doing Business in the Netherlands: Opportunities in Cyber Security

14 April 2015
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Doing Business in the Netherlands: Opportunities in Cyber Security

The second day of the Cyber Security Week was all about Acces to Market with a focus on doing business in the cyber security field.

 

Today, the Cyber Security Week hosted US and Canadian trade missions on the HSD Campus. Later on there was a matchmaking session to connect international businesses with Dutch Cyber Security Businesses, a truly unique event. Also, InnovationQuarter organized a successful seminar about doing business in the Netherlands. Over 40 participants from all over the world...

Cyber Security Week Kick Off With Hacklab Primary School

13 April 2015
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Cyber Security Week Kick Off With Hacklab Primary School

Today, Alderman Ingrid van Engelshoven (Knowledge Economy, International, Youth and Education) opened the Cyber Security Week together with elementary students in the sixth grade (Dutch: groep 8) from the Paschalisschool. The students took part in the Hacklab Primary School, organised by Deloitte.

 

During the Hacklab, they learned how to be a hacker and found out what innovations the world is offering today and will be offering in the future. The children were taught by Deloitte’s own hackers; three...

Lecture by Ms. Federica Mogherini in co-operation with CSA and the European Commission Representation in the Netherlands

10 April 2015
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On April 16th,  the High Representative for Foreign Policy and Security, Ms. Federica Mogherini will give a lecture, on invitation of Leiden University, the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence in co-operation with the Cyber Security Academy and the European Commission Representation in The Netherlands.Federica Mogherini is responsible for coordinating the work of all Commissioners in charge of external relations portfolios. Ms. Mogherini chairs the Commission's Group on External Action to deliver...

Fox-IT research: 60% of companies in oil and gas industry cannot respond effectively to cyber security incidents

09 April 2015
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Fox-IT research: 60% of companies in oil and gas industry cannot respond effectively to cyber security incidents

Companies in the oil and gas industry are aware that they need to take security measures against cyber threats such as hacktivism and Advanced Persistent Threats (APT’s), but the majority has not yet taken decisive action to guard themselves. This is the most important outcome of the report ‘Is Your Company’s Cyber Security Actually Good Enough?’, presented by Fox-IT, founding partner of HSD.One of the biggest concerns of companies in the oil and gas industry is hacktivism. When asked how...

Trade delegations to participate at the Cyber Security Week: Making matches that matter

09 April 2015
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Trade delegations to participate at the Cyber Security Week: Making matches that matter

Access to extensive technology expertise and new international business channels: these are the opportunities the Cyber Security Matchmaking event will offer its participants during the Cyber Security Week from April 13 to 17.

 

Cybercrime causes 330 billion euros worth of damage every year. ‘Western Europe accounts for 53 billion and the Netherlands for 9 billion,’ says Philip Meijer, Account Manager Safety & Security at Innovation Quarter. During Cyber Security Week he will accompany a trade...

Towards a new international agenda for Internet Governance

01 April 2015
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Towards a new international agenda for Internet Governance

The Netherlands Scientific Council for Government Policy recently presented its report on international cooperation on internet governance to the Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bert Koenders. The outcomes of this report will be discussed during the Global Conference on Cyberspace 2015 in The Hague where representatives from governments, private sector, and civil society will gather in order to promote practical cooperation in cyberspace, to enhance cyber capacity building, and to discuss norms...

The Netherlands Shows Its Innovation Force During The Cyber Security Week (13-17 April)

19 March 2015
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The Netherlands Shows Its Innovation Force During The Cyber Security Week (13-17 April)

Together with it's partners, The Hague Security Delta (HSD) organises a unique ‘Cyber Security Week’ from 13 to 17 April. In the same week, The Hague also hosts the One Conference and the Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS2015), bringing more than 100 international delegations to The Hague.The HSD Campus will host more than 30 workshops, network events, lectures, and demonstrations in the field of cyber security. Both national and international professionals will be experiencing the ways Dutch...

“The SME is increasingly targeted by cybercriminals”

10 March 2015
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“The SME is increasingly targeted by cybercriminals”

After an intensive preparation period, ThreadStone Cyber Security is launching an innovative, unique security scan for the SME in 2015. It’s these companies that do not have enough control, time and means to organise sufficient safety measures for their systems and data. At the same time, they are increasingly targeted by computer criminals. “Around 500 new vulnerabilities are discovered in hardware and software per month,” according to René van Etten, general manager of the young and...

CSIS, Dutch Embassy Partner on First-Ever Cyber DiploHack March 26-27

10 March 2015
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CSIS, Dutch Embassy Partner on First-Ever Cyber DiploHack March 26-27

The Center for Strategic and International Studies' Strategic Technologies Program and the Netherlands Embassy in Washington D.C. (USA) will host its first-ever cyber policy hackathon. The event, Cyber DiploHack 2015, will take place at CSIS headquarters March 26 and 27.

Six teams drawn from universities in the United States and Europe will participate in an intensive, scenario-based policy hackathon to develop new approaches to cyber security and cyber capacity building.

 

The Cyber-Policy Hackathon...