On Tuesday 17 September 2019 a Canadian delegation accompanied his Worship Mayor Jim Watson from Ottawa to visit The Hague Security Delta (HSD). The visit was in context of promoting and continuing the collaboration between both countries, giving businesses the facilities to participate in a Soft landing program. A continuation agreement was signed by Mayor […]
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In The Netherlands, October 2019 will be all about cyber security. As part of the European Cyber Security Month, many conferences, competitions and trainings will take place providing the opportunity to exchange knowledge, ideas and innovations for a more secure future. The Cyber Security Month will be kicked off in The Hague on the first of […]
CybExer, a cybersecurity company from Estonia is expanding its business to the city of peace, justice and security to join the local cybersecurity ecosystem. The Hague was a natural choice for CybExer’s first international office, considering the excellent knowledge base and availability of talent. The establishment was announced in the presence of Deputy Mayor Saskia […]
It was the pedometer that gave him away. Tennis coach Mark de J. was suspected of killing entrepreneur Koen Everink. De J. claimed that at the time of the murder he was being held in a back seat, but his pedometer told a different story. Just one example of digital evidence helping to solve a […]
X-Systems, a cybersecurity company focused on mobile and IoT-security is expanding to The Hague Security Campus, near its main customers and at the heart of the Dutch security cluster. The relocation was announced at the Holland Pavilion during the first day of the Mobile World Congress on February 25th by Chris van Voorden, head of Foreign Investments at InnovationQuarter.
On 4 October 2018, a consortium of Dutch companies, knowledge institutions and The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RvO) signed a collaboration agreement ‘Partners for International Business’ (PIB). The agreement can lead to great opportunities for Dutch businesses in the Indian market.
To strengthen the economic ties with India, the Dutch National Government travelled to India on a trade mission, led by Prime Minister Rutte and joined by Ministers Kaag, Bruins, Schouten and Van Nieuwenhuizen. In addition, Mr. de Boer of the Confederation of Netherlands Industry and Employers (known as VNO-NCW) and Mayor of The Hague, Mrs. Krikke joined the mission together with around 130 companies.
As part of the Partners for International Business Cyber Security (PIB) Japan, a delegation of Dutch cyber security businesses and knowledge institutions visited the largest IT Security event of Japan, the Japan IT Week and joined the Holland Hightech Pavilion. The mission took place from 9 until 11 May 2018.
In 2016, 12,8% of the Dutch workforce (1.078.000 people) was employed in a security related occupation. Compared to other occupations, people with security related jobs more often have a full-time permanent contract, are not very young and more often highly educated. These are outcomes of the new research ‘Education and labour market in the security domain’, which was published by Statistics Netherlands (CBS) on 18 April.
In March, BW Security Ventures, a spin-off of the Eindhoven based BW Ventures, opened its doors on the campus of The Hague Security Delta. The recent arrival to this national innovation centre for security in The Hague was officially confirmed today. To mark the occasion InnovationQuarter presented a special welcome plaque to Sebastiaan Kors, director of this business accelerator for (cyber) security startups.
The UK Compliance & Information Security company CyNation has opened a new office in The Hague. CyNation helps organisations improve their information security and compliance posture by providing innovative, end-to-end cyber security and information compliance solutions. The company officially announced its arrival during the buzzing Cyber Security Week. CyNation’s Chairman, Steve Berry, was presented a welcome gift from InnovationQuarter’s Director of Foreign Investments Chris van Voorden during a kick-off ceremony at The Hague Security Delta.
The top Dutch cyber specialists from government, businesses and knowledge institutions met this morning at The Hague Security Delta Campus for the official opening of the second edition of the Cyber Security Week. The message was loud and clear: with economic losses amounting to € 10 billion as a result of cybercrime in the past year, cyber security is one of the most urgent issues of today. Our digital resilience should be high on everyone’s agenda and this requires sufficient numbers of trained cyber security and IT-talent.
ITU, the United Nations specialised agency for information and communication technology, has published the Global Cyber Security Index 2017 (GCI-2017), which measures the commitment of ITU’s 193 Member States to cyber security and is the second in this index series.
Delft-based startup AeroVinci is to receive an investment of € 300,000 from UNIIQ investment fund and Delft Enterprises. The decision was announced on 19 April at the TUS Expo in The Hague by Niels Westendorp, founder of this event. This capital injection will enable AeroVinci to continue with the development of a fully autonomous drone network. The investment will also allow the company to subject the technology to an extensive test programme.
The Hague and Europe’s leading security cluster today witnessed the arrival of a new cyber security firm. The US company Dtex Systems was officially welcomed at the HSD Campus by The Hague Security Delta and InnovationQuarter. CEO of Dtex Systems, Christy Wyatt, flew over to West Holland from San Jose, California, to sign the HSD Premium Partnership and receive a special plaque to mark the occasion.