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Centre for Cybersecurity Belgium (CCB) invites you to their event

CCB / NCC-BE Info session: EU Cybersecurity Funding Opportunities

About this event

Dear Madam, Dear Sir,

Appointed as the National Coordination Centre* for Belgium, the Centre for Cyber security Belgium (CCB) invites you to its first event dedicated to the Belgian Cybersecurity​​ Community**, on 30 August 2022, 10:00-11:30 AM.

During the event, you will hear all about the upcoming European funding opportunities dedicated to cybersecurity, how you can benefit of these and how the European Cybersecurity ​​Competence Centre (ECCC) and the Belgian National Coordination Centre will support you in the process. Of course, it will be possible to interact with the moderators and the guest speakers.

Not available that day? Not to worry, you will have the possibility to watch the info session afterwards, but please register in advance to get access to the recordings.


10.00-10.05: Welcome

10.05-10.20: Introduction to the CCB, its role as the NCC-BE and how we plan to make Belgium one of Europe's least vulnerable countries in the cyber domain // Miguel De Bruycker, Managing Director of CCB

10.20-10.35: Introduction to the European Cybersecurity Competence Centre (ECCC) and its Govering Board, and their roles, goals and tasks // Katarzyna Prusak – Górniak, Vice-Chair of the Governing Board of the ECCC

10.35-10.55: The working of the ECCC framework on a Belgian level and introduction to related EU investment programs // Caroline Breure, Expertise Program Manager, CCB

10.55-11.25: EU cybersecurity funding opportunities and how to apply // Cristian Iordan, Project Manager National Coordination Centre (NCC-BE), CCB

11.25-11.30: Q&A; Conclusion

You are welcome to forward this message to interested colleagues in your organization.

We look forward to seeing you online on 30 August!

Kind regards,

The NCC-BE team from the CCB

* The National Coordination Centre is part of a new European management framework consisting of the European Cybersecurity Competence Centre (in Bucharest) and a Network of 27 National Coordination Centres – one in each Member State – established by European Regulation (EU) 2021/887 of 20 May 2021.

** Disclaimer: the event is open to all Belgian public institutions and to organizations which are legally registered in Belgium.

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  • Team member
    Caroline Breure Expertise Program Manager @ CCB

    Expertise Program Manager at the CCB, responsible for amongst others implementing the Belgian National Coordination Centre. Belgian alternate in the Governing Board of the European Cybersecurity Competence Centre (ECCC). 15+ years of experience in the field of IT with a focus on cybersecurity.

  • Team member
    Cristian Iordan Project Manager NCC-BE @ CCB

    Project Manager at the Centre for Cybersecurity Belgium, focusing on the implementation of the National Cybersecurity Centre Belgium. 7+ years of experience in critical infrastructure protection, 11+ in cybersecurity - policy, international cooperation, educational and SME support programmes.

  • Guest speaker
    Katarzyna Prusak-Gorniak Deputy Chairperson of the Governing Board @ European Cybersecurity Competence Centre (ECCC)

    Attorney at law, graduate of the Jagiellonian University and the National School of Public Administration, cyberattaché at the Permanent Representation of the Republic of Poland to the EU in Brussels, responsible for negotiations of the draft NIS2 Directive, eIDASv2 Regulation and all matters related to cybersecurity, personal data protection, eID, e-government and cloud computing. Former Director of the Legal Department in the Ministry of Digital Affairs. Vice-Chair of the Governing Board of the European Cybersecurity Competence Centre (ECCC).

  • Guest speaker
    Miguel de Bruycker Managing Director @ Centre for Cybersecurity Belgium (CCB)

    Miguel De Bruycker studied at the Royal Military School and the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. After writing a dissertation on Cyber Defence in 2005, he joined the General Intelligence and Security Service and was responsible for the security of classified networks and the creation of the first cybersecurity unit of the Belgian Defence. Since 2008 , he and his cyberteam are involved in the processing of all major cyber incidents in Belgium. On August 17, 2015 , he became Managing Director of the Centre for Cybersecurity Belgium.

Centre for Cybersecurity Belgium (CCB)

The CCB calls on the administrative and logistical support of the Federal Public Service Chancellery of the Prime Minister in carrying out its assignments. The Centre for Cyber Security Belgium is the central authority for cyber security in Belgium.