Pitch line: – One of the core functions of a city is to provide safety and security for its inhabitants and users..
Technology changes the world at a fast pace. Societies and individuals can benefit in all manner of ways through access to knowledge, people and organizations on a local and global level. More than that, digital has become a must-have, for people, society and the economy. But a Smart City can’t be safe if it isn’t secure.
In The Hague, the international city of peace & justice, Safety & Security is one of our main focuses. The Hague is where you need to be for expertise in cyber security and ethical issues related to digitalisation. Privacy and security is something that needs to be worked on, day in, day out. And in The Hague we do that with more than 260 partners, from promising innovative cyber security companies and corporates engaged in cyber security, to Ministries, universities, energy companies and banks. And because stability in a digital society isn’t just about security but also about law, we are combining our resources in de field of law to become a knowledge hub on the cutting edge of digitisation and law to provide a suitable legal framework for the development of smart technology in the public space needs.