SECURITYMADEIN.LU is the main online source for cyber security in Luxembourg. Its goal is to provide news, relevant information as well as a toolbox with useful cyber security solutions for private users, organisations and the ICT community.
SECURITYMADEIN.LU is an initiative of „security made in Lëtzebuerg“ (SMILE) g.i.e. launched in February 2015 to centralise, on this online portal, all news, events, tools and other valuable information from the Luxembourg Cybersecurity Ecosystem, including the activities from its own departments:
|Computer Incident Response Center Luxembourg||Cyberworld Awareness and Security Enhancement Services - Luxembourg||Cybersecurity Competence Center - Luxembourg|
SECURITYMADEIN.LU builds on the integration of the pre-existing services, infrastructures, platforms, experiences and competences of partners, and thus represents a central place for information security awareness-raising, news, tools, support and problem solving material.
„security made in Lëtzebuerg“ (SMILE) g.i.e.’s public service, including CIRCL & CASES, as well as the newly created C3, are henceforth promoted under the common brand SECURITYMADEIN.LU.
Team & Other Resources
Its multidisciplinary team of 25 experts, 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 „security made in Lëtzebuerg“ g.i.e. is governed by a 5-year agreement, signed between the g.i.e. and its supervisory ministry, the Ministry of the Economy.
SMILE g.i.e. also fosters and helps to initiate new market segments with high added value (eg. cyber exercises, threat intelligence or cyber insurance). In collaboration with the main players from the national information security secto, 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.
The state of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, represented by three ministries (Ministry of Family, Integration and the Greater Region, Ministry of Education, Childhood and Youth & Ministry of the Economy) as well as local government federations: SIGI (Syndicat Intercommunal de Gestion Informatique) and SYVICOL (Syndicat des Villes et Communes du Luxembourg), together fund and manage SMILE g.i.e. and all its activities in a partnership. The management board is composed of representatives of all stakeholding members.
Creation History and Articles of Association
“security made in Lëtzebuerg” (SMILE) g.i.e. was born from the need to preserve and enhance, within a permanent structure, the results obtained through many years of work in the field of informations security activity of: CASES and CIRCL and the results of all Luxembourg activities supported by the European program ‘Safer Internet’ (now known under the name BEE SECURE). Its activities and goals build on the „Information and Communication Systems Security Strategy“ defined by the Ministry of the Economy in 2003 and is continuously adjusted in coherence with the national Cybersecurity Strategy.
- May 5th 2010, SMILE g.i.e. was created, see the articles of association for full details.
- July 2012 a few minor adjustments were published, details in the extract of the „mémorial C“.
- March 2016 a few minor adjustments were published, details in the extract of the „mémorial C“
- further adjustments can be found via the Luxembourg Business Registers online service