Romanian Association for Information Security Assurance celebrated two years of activity

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RAISARAISA – Romanian Association for Information Security Assurance accomplished two years of activity on November 13, 2014. Founded in 2012, RAISA emerged as an initiative dedicated to promote standards of security and to fight against cybercrime. The purpose of Romanian Association for Information Security Assurance is promoting and supporting information security activities in compliance with applicable laws and creating a community for the exchange of knowledge between specialists, academic  and corporate environment in Romania.

In two years of activity, RAISA developed several activities and projects, among which we recall:

  • the project “The Promotion of the Scientific Research in the Field of Information Security”, in which the scientific journal IJISC – International Journal of Information Security and Cybercrime was published. The journal aim is to analyze information, systems and communications security and to identify new facets of the phenomenon of cybercrime. IJISC is  indexed in  international databases and can be read on www.ijisc.com website;
  • the project “Studies on Implementing Safety Measures in order to Ensure Information Security”, in which the portal www.securitatea-informatiilor.ro was reorganized and promoted in order to provide an updated database to the information security specialists and passionate users which like to improve their knowledge in the field;
  • the project “Protection of Computer Systems Against Cybercrime Phenomenon” in which the portal www.criminalitatea-informatica.ro was developed – a platform used for communicating the information of major interest on the latest cyber attacks and the methods of protection against them in order to provide effective methods to prevent and to combat the phenomenon of cybercrime;
  • the project “Management of automatic data processing techniques” in which new methods of processing and securing data from office applications  were studied. During this project a laboratory guide “Software for Office” being published;
  • the project “Implementation of IT&C Technologies in On-line Education System”, a project whose aim is to develop an e-learning platform – www.cpf.ro for special training programs for  personnel involved in the management of electronic information (processing, management, security).

Romanian Association for Information Security Assurance was involved in public consultations on the subject of the National Strategy on Digital Agenda for Romania 2014-2020 and the National Plan of NGA held by Ministry for Information Society. National Strategy for the Digital Agenda 2014-2020 represents the tool that will ensure the alignment of the intelligent development of information technology with the level recorded in other Member States and it will established premises for a sustainable and inclusive integration of Romania in terms of technology, in the digital single market of Europe. RAISA was present to these work groups  to bring its contribution and recommendations for the implementation of the National Strategy for the Digital Agenda and the National Plan of NGA.

In 2014 RAISA has participated as a strategic or media partner at prestigious conferences form cybersecurity field:

In two years of activity, Romanian Association for Information Security Assurance invested in students education by organizing interactive workshops, delivered by experts in information technology, security and cybercrime. Here are some workshops  developed under RAISA’s aegis:

ARASEC involved in public awareness campaigns on dangers and risks in online environment and information campaigns on major conferences and scientific events in the field of cybersecurity. These campaigns were carried out on RAISA’s websites and media channels:

We thanks all members, collaborators and supporters who have helped us in the developing process of our activities and educational programs!

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