In 2018, the Restena Foundation and the University of Luxembourg have joined forces to provide a couple of sessions regarding current trends, legal and practical aspects as well as technical backgrounds of data privacy and data protection. The first edition of Data Privacy Day gathered about 100 people around the General Data Protection regulation (GDPR) entered into force on 25 May 2018 and about security threats in daily life.

Topics covered 

In 2018, the conference focused on 4 presentations:

  • “Introduction to GDPR and Research” by Dr Sandrine Munoz, University of Luxembourg 
  • “Information Security and Unwanted Data Disclosure” by Dr Cynthia Wagner, Research Engineer, Restena Foundation 
  • “Social Engineering and Phishing as a privacy risk”, by Christian HUTTER, University of Luxembourg 
  • “Compliance monitoring by the CNPD” by Michel Sinner, CNPD 

Main figures

  • 100 participants 
  • 4 conference sessions
  • 1st edition of Data Privacy Day