IPACSO Innovation Awards

22 oktober 2015
15:00u - 20:00u

Each year in October, Europe’s most innovative and forward-thinking researchers and entrepreneurs gather in Brussels, recognising those who are bolstering Europe’s cyber security landscape. With the awards, the IPACSO consortium, supported by the European Commission, awards Privacy and Cyber Security Innovators in Europe.

Who should attend? CISO's, Policy Makers, Investors, Networkers, Security Stakeholders
Wheather you are a CISO looking for the latest technology innnovations to help you solve your most prevalent business challenges, a policy maker interested in cyber security and privacy as a domain for European expertise and innovation, an investor looking for opportunities in the IT Security domain, or if you are just interested in plain networking and establish new contacts at the highest level, this is an event that you don't want to miss out on!

With inspiring keynote presentations from the Commission, government officials, researchers, and leaders from the security industry, an overview of the latest, the best and most innovative security research and products, an exhibitor space where the finalists of the awards showcase their research and products....and of course the award ceremony, when we will reveal the 2015 winners. Register now! Participation is free of charge, but seats are limited.

Who should compete? Cyber Security & Privacy Innovators
Is your company a Leader in Security? We challenge you to compete in the 2015 edition of the European Cyber Security & Privacy Innovation Awards, and promote yourselves as one of the best in your industry today. The application process opens Saturday March 14, when we will start inviting you to submit your business case! For more information about the apllication process, send an email to innovationawards2015@ipacso.eu

7 Reasons to compete:
•300+ Security Companies & Researchers competing
•Credibility in the industry
•Endorsed by a vendor neutral consortium
•Project supported by the European Commission under FP7
•Reaching over 20,000 security stakeholders in Europe
•Exposure from European press
•IPACSO is creating a vendor neutral repository of Security & Privacy Innovations, and you should be included
•All award finalists will receive their own company booth at the conference

IPACSO (Innovation Framework for Privacy and Cyber Security Market Opportunities) is a private consortium aimed at supporting Privacy and Cyber Security innovations in Europe. Its aim is to support ICT Security innovators with State of the Art methodologies and best practices in their innovation process, that will help them to find their road to market faster, more effective and more efficient. IPACSO is supported by the European Commission, and aims to improve the competitiveness of the European Cyber Security & Privacy market. Alongside LSEC, VASCO Data Security, the Waterford Institute of Technology and Espion, both from Ireland, and the German Institute for Economic Research make up the rest of IPACSO. With the Cyber Security & Privacy Innovation Awards, the IPACSO consortium, supported by the European Commission, awards Privacy and Cyber Security Innovators in Europe. Out of a hundred nominees, an independent commission created a short list of 20 companies with the most innovative products and services in the security and privacy domains, and today will announce the winners per each of the categories.

The following categories exist for the Cyber Security & Privacy Innovation Awards: 1.Innovative Cyber Security Product
2.Innovative Cyber Security Service
3.Innovative Cyber Security or Privacy Research
4.Innovative Cyber Security Company
5.Innovative Privacy Company
6.ICT Security Innovation
7.Privacy or Cyber Security Innovator

15.00 : Registration – welcome coffee, networking, meet the finalists
16.00 : Introduction European Cyber Security & Privacy Innovation Awards, by Ulrich Seldeslachts & the IPACSO team
16.15 : Cyber Security Keynote address: speaker to be confirmed
17.00   Innovations Keynote – speaker to be confirmed
17.30 : Dinner, exhibitor area and the Cyber Security & Privacy Innovation Awards, presenting the finalists, announcing the winners, and a short presentation of their innovation
20.00 : Close of event