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The project is a cooperation between two academic partner Centria-ammattikorkeakoulu, Finland and Luleå University of Technology, Sweden.
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Cyber Challenge is a policy-oriented cyber security competition. This year’s Cyber Challenge took place on January 28, with a total of 15 participating teams representing Swedish universities. The competition is organized by Swedish Defence University’s (SEDU). Two Cynic fellows, Anton Holmström and Simon Andersson was participating in one of the team (together Hannes Michel and […]
Information security and data protection are usually concern that are emphasized in the corporate world. However, working from home increases the need for common rules for all the family; digitalization is reaching out to everyday life, homes and schools. Cyber security expert Helinä Turunen from the Finnish Transport and Communications Agency’s Cyber Security Center is […]
The Cyber Security Awareness -webinar 26th November 2020 was an achievement of cross-border cooperation. The joint event presented a wide perspective in cyber security threats. The panelists invited reflections related to data security. What is data? Where do we use it? And where and how we store it? Who can steal it and why? How […]
Wednesday morning we attended the IBM Security Forum Nordic, as a continous work to keep a finger on the pulse of industry trends. The forum was presented as a webcast where we had the opportunity to listen to some of IBM’s top security experts here in the Nordics. During the morning we had the chance […]
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CYNIC – Cyber security in Innovation and Business Communication
The project has identified that an uncertainty and a risk focus is an obstacle to SMEs willingness to invest in new business models which are tailored for digitalisation and digital services. Better insights and sound IT behaviour can be gained through testing and evaluating new business models in a safe testing environment. The project aims at (1) promoting entrepreneurship, i.e. proactive, innovative and tactical risk taking by offering demonstrators and workshops that problematize established practices, (2) increase SMEs capabilities to internationalization by providing a collaborative approach for different companies to quickly and effectively address common challenges and opportunities, as well as (3) stimulate and evaluate new business models by developing testable scenarios and exposing them to realistic risks and countermeasures, thereby contributing to increased entrepreneurship and stimulating the ongoing development of a new digital service industry in the region.