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Winners of ECSC 2018 attend ICT Exhibition

Representatives of Team Germany, winners of the 2018 European Cyber Security Challenge (ECSC), attended the ICT 2018 Exhibition in Vienna, Austria.

Published on December 07, 2018

Team Germany met with representatives of the Austrian authorities, the European Commission, ENISA, ECSO, and with junior researchers on cybersecurity from MIT and Harvard universities. Team Germany learnt about the latest EU news on cybersecurity policy and research, checked cybersecurity research results, linked with the cybersecurity industry, and contributed to the ongoing debate on how to strengthen cybersecurity in the EU.

On 6 December at 10:30 CEST, the aims and objectives of ECSC were presented in a chat broadcasted live on Facebook. ENISA’s network and information security officer Adrián Belmonte Martín joined in the discussion, alongside Team Germany and the moderator Ewelina Jelenkowska-Luca, head of Communication at DG CONNECT. The chat is available here.

The ICT 2018 had four main components, converging around Imagine Digital – Connect Europe: Conference, Exhibition, Networking opportunities and Innovation and Start-ups forum.

For news and updates: @enisa_eu, @CyberSec_EU, @DSMeu, #cybersecurity, #ICT2018, #ECSC2018, and #ECSC2019.

The fifth edition of ECSC was organised between 14 and 17 October 2018 in London, United Kingdom. The event brought together 170 participants, who were selected during cybersecurity challenges on a national level, to compete against each other in a pan-European spirit.

The European Cyber Security Challenge (ECSC) is an initiative of multiple European countries, supported and facilitated by ENISA, which aims at engaging cybersecurity talent across Europe and connecting the cybersecurity industry actors with high potential young talent.

The next edition of ECSC will take place between 13 and 17 October 2019 in Bucharest, Romania.

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