Luxembourg has long been the most striking example of an agile economy capable of anticipating, reacting and innovating swiftly in a global market whose changes come ever thicker and faster. Today a key focus for Luxembourg is financial technology, which draws on the country’s capacity for innovation while offering the established financial community partners to assist in reinventing itself for the digital age.
The Computer Incident Response Center Luxembourg has announced it will organise a second open-source security software hackathon on October 19 and 20, 2017, following the success of a first event staged in May.
The University of Luxembourg and the Luxembourg Institute of Standardisation, Accreditation, Safety and Quality of Products and Services (ILNAS) strengthen their collaboration in the field of Smart ICT and standardisation. A formal signing ceremony took place on Wednesday, 17 May 2017 at the Ministry of the Economy.
Orange Fab, the international business accelerator programme established by the international telecoms provider with the aim of building commercial relationships between start-ups and the group’s business units, is being extended to Belgium and Luxembourg.
The Luxembourg government has launched the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition Lëtzebuerg at a conference on May 29, organised by the Luxembourg Institute for Digital Training, which is responsible for co-ordination of the national coalition.
This course, organized by the CNPD, is aimed at “beginners”, who wish to learn basic elements of data protection law, as the concept of personal data, the rights of data subjects, the obligations of data controllers, the role of the CNPD, as well as new aspects introduced by the General Data Protection Regulation.
Luxembourg’s Economy Ministry of the Economy, in collaboration with Digital Luxembourg, have unveiled a vision of the city infrastructure of the future embracing innovative ideas in areas ranging from environmental protection to providing improved mobility.
The digital economy is growing at an unprecedented speed. For Luxembourg to maximize its opportunities, the education and training system must make available the required skills to the labour market at all levels.
The Internet of Things revolves around Internet-accessible automation with sensors in the real world capturing data and storing it in the cloud. In this rapidly evolving space, security is often an afterthought. LuxTrust and Tyfone, supported by the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT), present a unique opportunity to help secure the Internet of Things. There are millions of IoT devices operating today that lack basic security features, compromising our privacy, trust and safety. Help us tackle this challenge!
This 18th of May, 11 private actors and the State of Luxembourg incorporated the non-profit Infrachain a.s.b.l. dedicated to leapfrog the adoption curve of blockchain solutions in a trusted and compliant-aware manner.
On May, 16, the CTIE invited the Luxembourg administrations to its annual eGovernment Day, focusing on the interaction between the public administration with the citizens and businesses, the Government's cloud strategy, open source software, eDelivery, and many other interesting topics.