Discovery Lab with European Research Day 2017: Building Transatlantic Partnerships

The Discovery Lab at the European Research Day 2017 is open to the European Scientific Diasporas in North America and will be dedicated to explore opportunities for partnership building between researchers and industries from both sides of the Atlantic. Through a co-creative and highly interactive workshop, participants in the Discovery Lab will explore the strengths,…

ITIF Issued New Briefing on Forging Transatlantic Cooperation on the Next Wave of Innovation

There is considerable buzz about the ‘4th Industrial Revolution’ that is purportedly set to transform the U.S. and European economies and labor markets. But it is way too early in the evolution of technologies such as artificial intelligence and robotics for policymakers to fully understand all the implications. In a chapter of a new Friends…

Save the date! June 19-20 PICASSO Trans-Atlantic Symposium on ICT Technology and Policy

The PICASSO project is organizing a Trans-Atlantic Symposium on ICT Technology and Policy 5G Networks, Big Data, Internet of Things and Cyber Physical Systems for a smart society   Date:  June 19-20, 2017 Venue: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA Host: Technological Leadership Institute The symposium will comprise a combination of plenary sessions and parallel tracks and sessions. …

ENISA Published New Report to Assess Distributed Ledge Technology in Financial Sector

Blockchain is a distributed ledger which maintains all transactions and assets and is updated by a number of counterparties. Financial institutions are investing in the technology – in what is hoped – to automate processes and remove “human” errors. This may help towards lowering transactional and operational costs by releasing the finance sector from its…

ENISA publishes good practices and recommendations to ensure the security of smart cars against cyber threats

The objective of this study is to identify good practices that ensure the security of smart cars against cyber threats, with the particularity that smart cars’ security shall also guarantee safety. The study lists the sensitive assets present in smart cars, as well as the corresponding threats, risks, mitigation factors and possible security measures to…

ENISA Published National Cybersecurity Strategy Good Practice Guide 2016

European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) published its first National Cyber Security Strategy (NCSS) Good Practice Guide in 2012. Since then, EU Member States and EFTA countries have made great progress in developing and implementing their strategies. This guide is updating the different steps, objectives and good practices of the original guide…