Friday, June 10, 2016

ICT Proposers' Day 2016 - Registration open

ICT Proposers' day 2106 is a networking event promoting European ICT Research & Innovation and focusing on the Horizon 2020 Work Programme for 2016-17. Registration is now open for this event.

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Digital Skills at the core of the new Skills agenda for Europe

Today the European Commission set out steps to improve digital skills in Europe, which are the cornerstone of a truly functioning digital society and Digital Single Market. These steps were outlined in the New Skills Agenda for Europe: working together for human capital, employability and competitiveness, adopted by the European Commission today. Its purpose is to improve the quality of skills development, make skills and qualifications more visible and comparable and improve skills intelligence for better career choices.

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Thursday, June 9, 2016

Europe's animation industry: how do we build scale?

The European animation industry is the sector with the largest circulation in Europe. However, it is still at pains to capture more than 20% of the European market. How can it grow? This is what this European Film Forum will look into.

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European Regulators Group for Audiovisual Media Services welcomes self-regulatory initiatives to protect minors online

The European Regulators Group for Audiovisual Media Services (ERGA) consists of the national regulatory authorities in the field of audiovisual media services.

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Have your say on the safety of apps

Today the European Commission opened a public consultation on the safety of applications ("apps") and other non-embedded software as part of an effort to ensure a high level of health, safety and consumer protection.

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Public consultation on the safety of apps and other non-embedded software

The European Commission seeks stakeholders' views on the safety of apps and other non-embedded software to ensure a high level of health, safety and consumer protection for Europeans in the digital area. Have your say in the public consultation!

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Tuesday, June 7, 2016

AIOTI Workshop on Security and Privacy at ETSI Security Week

If you are involved in emerging Internet of Things-businesses and interested in contributing to the ongoing global debate on Security and Privacy in the hyper-connected world don't miss this workshop. The participants will have the chance to discuss on minimum security and privacy requirements along the entire networked architecture and value chain in various sectors.

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Code of Conduct on privacy for mHealth apps has been finalised

The Code of Conduct on privacy for mobile health apps has now been formally submitted for comments to the Art 29 Data Protection Working Party. Once approved by this independent EU advisory group, the Code will be applied in practice: App developers will be able to voluntarily commit to follow its rules, which are based on EU data protection legislation.

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The MUSES software: greater engagement of the user in the security of corporate information systems

The user is perceived as the weakest link in corporate IT security. More often than not risky user behaviour finds its roots in simple ignorance. The necessity to proactively engage the user on IT security has become acute with recent developments in the corporate world, such as the introduction of mobile technologies, which blurs the lines between work and home life, or the Bring Your Own Device trend. The research project MUSES has developed the prototype of a software that provides security guidance to the user by offering real-time, context-based recommendations.

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Monday, June 6, 2016

Have your say: how to best share and reuse ICT solutions

The European Commission has opened its draft of the Sharing and Reuse Framework for public comments. The document includes ten recommendations to help overcome the key challenges public administrations face when sharing and reusing ICT solutions. For each recommendation, the Framework also offers a practical tool free of charge, e.g. the EC’s machine translation service, the Joinup repository or the European Union’s public software licence.

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