World Whistleblowers’ Day is celebrated on 23 June, dedicated to people who step forward and report cases of corruption.
Isdefe joins this celebration in order to raise awareness of the role these people play in bringing cases of corruption to light. Whistleblowers are essential to an open and transparent society, and play a very important role in stopping misconduct and unlawful acts, avoiding reputational damage and economic losses.
María Amparo Valcarce García, the recently appointed Secretary of State for Defence (SEDEF) and President of Isdefe, met with the engineering company's governing body to probe and gauge the company's capabilities.
The meeting addressed issues such as Isdefe's contribution to public service as the Ministry of Defence's internal technical service provider, as well as the capabilities and services that Isdefe provides in its areas of activity.
The CCN Conferences, organised by the National Cryptological Centre from June 14 to 16 at the Royal Mint of Spain, drew more than 2,000 professionals in the sector.
Under the title "Encuentros CCN - Un escudo único para la Administración" (CCN Conferences, A Single Seal for the Administration) and four thematic modules - “IV Encuentro del ENS”, “XI Jornada del SAT”, “II Encuentro de la Red Nacional de SOC” and “I Encuentro QTEC” - the latest developments in each of the activities were addressed.
The general action protocol between Isdefe and The Legacy Association aims to channel possibilities for collaboration between The Legacy and Isdefe with a view to the promotion and dissemination of knowledge related to the history, culture and common heritage of Spain and the USA. particularly in the fields of Defence and Security.
Isdefe is part of a consortium of 21 partners from 13 European countries that, with support from the EU's Horizon 2020 programme, has launched the 18-month European NESTOR project.
The NESTOR project - An Enhanced Pre-Frontier Intelligence Picture to Safeguard the European Borders - addresses and supports the Integrated Management of European Borders by incorporating the most advanced surveillance technologies into a deployable holistic system that is capable of detecting, evaluating and effectively responding to illegal activities.