This year, the second edition of the PwC Cybersecurity Day, in the framework of the Cybersecurity Week Luxembourg, has gathered about 200 participants coming from 15 different countries. The day aimed at gathering the view of international solution providers, specialized investors, international institutions, banks and large corporate on cyberspace to discuss the latest trends in the domain.
The line-up of the event assembled various profiles such as Nicolas Buck, Chairman of the FEDIL; Mourad Yesayan, Principal at Paladin Capital Washington D.C.; Guy-Philippe Goldstein, Senior Analyst at Wikistrat and TEDx Speaker; as well as Graham Cluley, well-known blogger in the Cybersecurity world who raises the question of the human factor in cyber threats.
The key findings of the Global State of Information Security Survey 2018 were also highlighted by Vincent Villers, Cybersecurity Leader at PwC Luxembourg.
After an international selection process with more than 70 applicants, PwC Luxembourg has selected ten highly innovative companies around the world to showcase the most promising next-generation solution in cybersecurity on stage to compete for the two Awards: The People's Choice Award and the Jury's Choice Award.
In this context the Jury's Choice Award went to Cyber Trap, "an advanced highly-interactive deception technology to lure malicious actors into its digital playground and analyze them in real time".
And the People's Choice Award went to Stratus, an American company, for their solution reducing Internet exposure "by creating on-demand, hardened servers with unpredictable IP addresses".
Cybersecurity Week - Luxembourg aims to position Luxembourg as a leading European location for cybersecurity start-ups, talent, investors and experts who are looking for growth opportunities.
Press Release: Looking back at the PwC Cybersecurity Day 2017
In just two years, the PwC Cybersecurity Day has become a recognised event in Luxembourg's business calendar.
Press Release: Second edition of PwC Cybersecurity Day
The latest cyber-attacks recorded this year have shed new light on the main factors that threaten the performance of today's companies. Besides their extensive media coverage, they've rapidly become disruptive events scrutinised by economic decision-makers.
Press Release: Second edition of PwC Cybersecurity Day to take place on 19 October 2017
200 international experts and IT security specialists expected in Luxembourg; We are looking for ten companies with next generation solutions in cybersecurity.