Telerise workshop by Coco Cloud

2nd international workshop on technical and legal aspects of data privacy and security (TELERISE) is taking lpace in Lugano on June 9th. There are several participants and paper presentations from Coco Cloud project, including the keynote talk that will be given by Benoit Van Asbroeck , Bird & Bird, Belgium.

European Cloud Initative

The European Cloud Initiative has been announced on March 19th with a series of actions, including creating a European Open Science Cloud for European researchers and the European Data Infrastructure. The public and private investment needed to implement the European Cloud Initiative is estimated at €6.7 billion. The Commission estimates that, overall, €2 billion in Horizon 2020 funding will be allocated to the European Cloud initiative. The estimation of the required additional public and private investment is €4.7 billion in the period of 5 years.

Net Futures

NetFutures 2016 will take place 20-21st April 2016, Brussels.
Security cluster (see section related initatives) is in the afternoon on Tuesday, 19 April (at the same venue as the Net Futures event). Cluster booth at the event is currently discussed.

Forthcoming events in 2016

ARES EU Projects Symposium is a co-located event of the 11th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES) 2016, Aug, 31 - Sept, 2 in Salzburg. More info at:

ENISA is organising a workshop with European IT security industry on 15 March 2016, in parallel with CEBIT 2016 in Hannover, Germany.

Public consultation on public-private partnership on cybersecurity and possible accompanying measures

EC has opened the public consultation on the “public-private partnership on cybersecurity and possible accompanying measures”.
The EC is consulting stakeholders on the areas of work of the future cybersecurity contractual public-private partnership. The Commission will use the feedback from the consultation to establish the PPP in the course of 2016.

The consultation is open until 11 March 2016.