The Hague hosts International One Conference during Cyber Security Month

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Under the theme ‘Keeping our Future Secure, Be Innovative, Stay Alert’, The International One Conference takes place at the World Forum The Hague from 1-3 October 2019.

An internationally renowned conference in the field of cyber-security, the One Conference is the first to be held in The Hague within the framework of the European Cyber Security Month, a pan-European collaboration to fight cybercrime. It is organised by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy and the National Cyber-security Centre (NCSC-NL) of the Ministry of Justice and Security in the Netherlands.

As part of the European Cyber Security Month, a range of conferences, competitions and training sessions will provide the opportunity to exchange knowledge, ideas and innovations for a more secure future. Among other events taking place are the Europol-INTERPOL cybercrime conference, the Unleashing Cyber Security Summit, a congress about the Future of Quantum Computing, Quantum Cryptography and Quantum Sensors as well as the Security Conference & Training as a pre-event.

Collaboration with the city of The Hague

Thanks to co-operation with the city of The Hague, 2019’s One Conference has been turned into a three-day event, giving speakers from all over the world the opportunity to share insights into the latest developments in cyber-security.

New this year is the Innovation Floor. During the three-day conference, in close collaboration with the city of The Hague, 15 organisations will demonstrate their cyber-security innovations.

The Hague challenges ethical hackers

On the eve of European Cyber Security Month, the municipality of The Hague is once again taking the opportunity to test its own digital security. For the third year in a row, the city has teamed up with Dutch cyber-security company Cybersprint to organise the hacking competition ‘Hack The Hague’. The 2019 edition takes place at The Hague City Hall on the 30th of September, when the atrium will be transformed into ‘The Hague Hackers Dome’. The best national and international ethical hackers, including both students and professionals, are invited to detect vulnerabilities in the digital infrastructure of The Hague’s municipality and its suppliers.

Major hub for cyber-security in Europe

The Hague has established itself as a major hub for cyber-security in Europe, with the presence of the European Cybercrime Centre Europol (EC3), the National Cyber-security Centre, NATO Communications and Information Agency as well as a wide range of cyber-security businesses. In addition, the city is also home to The Hague Security Delta (HSD), the leading security cluster in Europe.

About The Hague Security Delta

The Dutch security cluster The Hague Security Delta (HSD) is a network of businesses, governments and knowledge institutions that work together on innovative security solutions and knowledge development. In this network, security issues are discussed and knowledge is shared on cyber-security, national and urban security, protection of critical infrastructures and forensics. All HSD partners have a common goal: a more secure world, more business activity and more jobs. The core of the security cluster is the HSD Campus, the national innovation centre for security in The Hague.

For more information about the Cyber Security Month in The Netherlands visit: For more information about ‘Hack The Hague’ visit: For more information about meeting in The Hague:

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