do 21 maart | 14:00 - 14:45
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Why Digital Innovation needs Cybersecurity Innovation

We show the outcomes of the 3-year strategic research project SeCloud and discuss why digital innovation, creating intelligent and connected products and services, is not sustainable without cybersecurity innovation.
Cloud Computing
Cyber Security
Bojan Spasic
Project Leader Software Security, Sirris & Georges Ataya, Professor, Academic Director ( and Managing Partner (ICTC.EU)
Bojan joined Sirris in 2016 as Project Leader for Software Security, and has focussed on security engineering of software-driven systems, helping companies understand cybersecurity and apply best practices and technology in their product and service development, as well as daily operations.
Before joining Sirris, Bojan spent 15 years in automotive engineering, assuming leading roles in development of large-scale industrial cyber-physical systems for automation of engine and powertrain testing.
Bojan studied physics, holds a MSc in information systems management and is currently a PhD candidate at ULB, doing research in searchable encryption.

Georges Ataya is Founder and Academc Director of IT Management Education in charge of the executive Master in IT Management, Information security Management, Data Privacy ( and (
Vice President of the Belgian Cybersecurity Coalition. Acted as International Vice President for ISACA and the IT Governance Institute and as President ISACA Belux (, Founder ISSA BE (
Board member at AGORIA DIGITAL Industries, ISACA BE, BECI, and CIONET.
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