What is state-of-the-art today is outdated tomorrow. Strict national legislation on data protection conflicts with a growing need for transparency (e-government) which allows citizens quick and easy access to information and databases.
In addition, the IT sector is governed by a variety of rules and regulations issued by the European Commission. These range from special public procurement requirements for IT service providers to special data protection guidelines. Investments in the IT sector are huge and high-risk. Therefore, it is a must to be well versed in the current legal and financing situation.
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Having become an integral component of public administration, Information Technology (IT) infrastructure as well was frequently audited lately. This is a challenging task for auditors who have to acquire specific knowledge about IT risks and processes in IT projects and environments. In fact, IT auditing requires new skills and knowledge. This European Seminar helps to add those skills to the internal and external auditor's portfolio.
Energy and IT infrastructures are absolutely vital for any modern civilisation. Energy infrastructures, moreover, are fully dependent on IT solutions. Both have already become subject to cyber-attacks. This European seminar addresses managers and specialists bearing the responsibility for securing IT and energy infrastructures for public and private sector enterprises.
The practical introduction of e-Cohesion systems requires Member States to establish electronic data exchange systems which allow the exchange of all information between the Managing, Certifying and Audit Authorities as well as Intermediate Bodies, on the one hand, and the beneficiaries, on the other hand, to take place electronically.
Ensuring that broadband internet is available in all European regions is one of the most important goals of EU infrastructure policy. Many opportunities of funding broadband projects are available for public administrations. The huge investments that are necessary need not be shouldered by a regional budget alone. Financing, though, still is one of the main hurdles, especially in rural areas. This seminar addresses public and private applicants and beneficiaries of EU funding, especially national, regional and local authorities planning to invest in the broadband infrastructure. Topics include the multiple opportunities of EU funding in this area, how to use Structural Funds for broadband projects, how to apply for ERDF and EAFRD funding and what financial instruments are being provided by the European Investment bank.