Ulrich Seldeslachts

CEO, Lsec

Ulrich Seldeslachts is executive director of LSEC.eu, a not for profit industry association focused on Cyber Security and Data Protection in Europe, based in Belgium and with operations in the Netherlands, UK and Germany. LSEC is a cyber security catalyst, bringing together enterprise and government users, with industrial ICT Security expertise and academic experts and researchers. As a spinoff of KU Leuven university, LSEC is a thought leader on Cyber Security since 2002. Next to GDPR and data protection, LSEC has been active in domains of Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI), Insider Threats, and Cyber Security Market Analysis. Prior to LSEC, Ulrich was responsible for the corporate development of a US-European Broadband wireless operator (Sprint-Clearwire), held operational ICT security positions at Orange and ran Cybersecurity investments at a Corporate Venture Capital. LSEC runs 3IF.be, a transformation platform to digitize manufacturing with IoT and Industrial Internet, and is within the European Connected Factory responsible for the Cyber Security and Privacy challenges for advanced manufacturing platforms. LSEC participates with its expertise in the support on targeting Organized Crime and Terrorist Networks from a Cyber Crime perspective. Ulrich holds a BA in Communications, postgraduates in CS and an MBA from LBS. Within LSEC, Ulrich supports a team of 13 experts paving the way for a more secure industrial internet. Ulrich is Board Member of the Privacysalon, the organiser of the CPDPConferences.org, the leading European conference on privacy and data protection.


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Major developments in information technology are driving the cybersecurity business. 5G, Industrie 4.0, Digital Banking Platforms, the Cyber Act, Data Protection & Privacy, NIS, Analytics and Automation are drivers for the next generation Cybersecurity technologies. The Cybersecurity Industry is continuing to mature, Cybersecurity implementation is still lagging behindand complexity increasing.  The time is right for fundamental cybersecurity hygiene in Belgium. For all companies, throughout every industryfor any size and type. For all ICT-devices and for Cybersecurity experts and technology providers. What are the key learnings from our neighbouring countrieshow can they work seamlessly together and should ecosystems be supportedAnd what should be the first steps in setting the requirements for Industrial IoT devices? How can you become the first company with a Cybersecurity Label? 


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