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Guest blog post by Udo Helmbrecht, Executive Director at ENISA. It’s just another day for businesses and citizens across Europe. Except it’s not. Without warning, almost all internet services are offline. A spate of customer data leaks follows; then a city-wide blackout, and a fire in a data-centre. Rumours surface of a shadowy organisation attempting… » read more

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Guest blog post by Elisa Lironi, Digital Democracy Manager, European Citizen Action Service On Wednesday 14 September, President Juncker delivered the State of the Union Address 2016: Towards a better Europe – a Europe that protects, empowers and defends. As I work for a European association with 25 years’ experience in empowering citizens to exercise… » read more

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Guest blog post by Florian Noell, Chairman of the Board, German Startups Association. How the European political framework should look like to foster a fair competition between the Silicon Valley and European startups. The European Startup Monitor (ESM), initiated by the German Startup Association, gives transparency to the European startup-ecosystem and underlines the growing influence… » read more

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Guest blog post by Erich Clementi, Chairman IBM Europe. Predicted for some years as Europe’s next big opportunity to be a global digital frontrunner, the pace of the digital transformation of industry is really accelerating as we start the new year. Europe’s political leaders are driving noteworthy progress. This year, I look forward to seeing… » read more

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Guest blog post by Nick Coleman, Global Head Cyber Intelligence at IBM . Cybersecurity attacks on vital network infrastructures pose a growing threat in Europe and around the world. Governments and the private sector need to be better prepared. The finalisation of the Network and Information Security (NIS) Directive is therefore a real step forward… » read more

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Guest blog post by Philip Piatkiewicz, Project Manager at euRobotics. Europe must strive towards promoting STEM education as a basis of shaping a creative, democratic knowledge-based society, writes Philip Piatkiewicz from euRobotics. Education has changed a lot since my own schooling experience at a British Grammar School. The environment was strict, academically orientated, and promoted… » read more

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Guest blog post by Marco Comastri, EMEA President of CA Technologies. If we want to reduce our Digital Debt, we need to inspire the Next Generation of ICT professionals.   A Growing Digital Debt We are living in an Application Economy where every business is being rewritten by software. This transformation is driven by innovation… » read more

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