20 years of Cybersecurity in Luxembourg
“Lessons learned and good practices from the ecosystem.”
Developing a culture of security (as recommended by the OECD) is tedious and long-haul task that needs the involvement of all stakeholders and relevant parties, from public as well as private sector. The efforts of the last 20 years have made cybersecurity a key area of Luxembourg’s economy. How today’s national strategy addresses the fragile digital society, strengthening its resilience for future economic and social prosperity.
Pascal holds a master degree in “astrophysics” and, in parallel of having his first work experience as a software engineer,he graduated in “appliedinformation technology”.In 2002 he joined the Luxembourg government, first at the “Task Force eLuxembourg” and afterwards at the Ministry of the Economy as advisor and project manager in the area of network and information security. From 2003 to 2014 he was a member of the management board of ENISA (the European Network and Information Security Agency).
Today, Pascal is CEO of SECURITYMADEIN.LU, the structure behind the main information security initiatives of the Luxembourg government: CASES, CIRCL, BEESECUREand the Cybersecurity Competence Center (C3), launched in 2017as a european-wide unique facility to empower the Luxembourg economy in the field of cybersecurity. He is a member of the LuxembourgCyber Security Board, lecturerin information security at the University of Luxembourg, presidentof the CLUSIL(an association representing the information security landscape of Luxembourg) and member of the FIC advisory board.Governance & Practices