SECURITYMADEIN.LU (https://www.securitymadein.lu) was born in 2010 from the need to preserve and enhance, within a permanent structure, the results obtained through many years of work in the field of information security activity of: CASES and CIRCL and the results of all Luxembourg activities supported by various European programs such as “Safer Internet”. Its activities and goals build on the “Information and Communication Systems Security strategy” defined by the Ministry of the Economy in 2003, which is continuously just in coherence with the National Cybersecurity Strategy (currently in its third revision which was publish May 2018).
Composed of a multidisciplinary team of 27 experts, SECURITYMADEIN.LU, an economic interest group, covers a broad range of competences and skills, from information security specialists in technical as well as governance-related fields of expertise, via communication, networking and training, to legal and business development. The financing details and mission statement of SECURITYMADEIN.LU is governed by a 5-year agreement, signed with its supervisory ministry, the Ministry of the Economy.
SECURITYMADEIN.LU fosters and helps to initiate new market segments with high added value (e.g. cyber exercises, innovative training concepts, threat intelligence or cyber insurance). In collaboration with the main players from the national cybersecurity ecosystem, SECURITYMADEIN.LU promotes and delivers high-quality tools & services accessible to municipalities, SMEs and companies of all sizes, by developing new solutions and competent services for the Luxembourg economy.
SECURITYMADEIN.LU is composed of 3 departments:
- CIRCL, the CERT for the private sector, communes and non-governmental entities in Luxembourg, designed to provide a systematic response facility to computer security threats and incidents. Among other research and development activities, CIRCL is part of the core team of the MISP project.
- CASES, the department dedicated to normative information security activities develops tools and services for the management and prevention of risks for public and private entities in Luxembourg. CASES created and maintains MONARC, an open source platform dedicated to Governance, Risk and Compliance for information security.
- C3, the national competence centre is devoted to provide a reliable threat and Vulnerabilities Observatory, a dedicated Testing Facility for third party solutions, and a specific Training and Simulation Platform providing an extensive catalogue of training and innovative solutions such as a completely adaptable, real-time and fully controllable information security laboratory infrastructure relying both on the core concepts of serious gaming and real-life experience (http://room42.lu/).