Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme (2014 to 2020).

The Laboratory is currently involved in three Horizon 2020 projects:

DEFENDER (Defending the European Energy Infrastructures) – Our role in the DEFENDER project is research, solution development and deployment in the field of critical energy infrastructure protection. We perform analysis of security threats and risks and develop solutions for their mitigation. Security solutions will be evaluated in a real pilot environment of the Slovenian transmission system operator ELES.

COMPACT (Coordination and Support Action Bridging Eastern and Western Europe for better social media regulation in a converged environment) – The project is performing extensive research on policies and regulatory frameworks, as well as pre-standardization efforts in social media for preventing fake news, hate speech, and information disorder in general. The Laboratory for open systems and networks leads the work package for policies and regulatory frameworks, where a methodology for examining the regulatory landscape across the EU countries has been developed and piloted.

CONCORDIA (Cyber security competence for research and innovation) – CONCORDIA aims at building the European secure, resilient, and trusted ecosystems. Our laboratory contributes with research and development activities in the areas of trust management, identity management, e-health services, and smart solutions for prevention and detection of cybersecurity threats.


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