News > Trust in the Digital World Confirms the Municipality of The Hague, Microsoft and Grabowsky as Conference Supporters and Sponsors

BRUSSELS, ** MAY 2016 –  EEMA, TDL (Trust in Digital Life) and IDnext today proudly announced that Den Haag (Municipality of The Hague), Microsoft and Grabowsky, together with the support of the Hague Security Delta (HSD)  have been confirmed as official supporters and sponsors of Trust in the Digital World 2016. The conference takes place in The Hague on 15th and 16th June, at the New Babylon Meeting Center.

The Hague has been chosen at the host city for Trust in the Digital World as it is a hub for IT security in Europe, being home to the largest security cluster in Europe –  The HSD. In this cluster businesses, governments, and knowledge institutions work together on innovations and knowledge in the field of cyber security, national and urban security, protection of critical infrastructure, and forensics.

Chair of EEMA, Jon Shamah states: “We are very proud that Den Haag and HSD are supporting Trust in the Digital World, a region where 400 security businesses realise more than 25% of the turnover in security in The Netherlands, as well as employing 13,400 people.”

Ronny Bjones, Director Cloud Identity & Privacy Services at Microsoft Corporate, will represent the Platinum Sponsor at Trust in the Digital World, delivering an opening keynote entitled ‘Solutions to security and identity’. He will be joined in the opening plenary by Andrea Servida from the European Commission, Sarah Munro, Head of Digital Identity at Barclays UK and Jacoba Sieders, Head of IAM for ABN AMRO Bank.

The identity driven security company, Grabowsky, will sponsor the business networking at the event, for which Trust in the Digital World is renowned, and the company comments on its involvement: “Since 1986 Grabowsky has been active in the field of Identity Driven Security from our office in The Hague. As Trust in the Digital World has chosen The Hague as their venue, Grabowsky can of course not miss out on this important event.”

This year, Trust in the Digital World will major on the business impact of disruptive technologies, focussing on European public and private trust related to cybersecurity, privacy, identity and cloud.  Guest speakers will include senior identity and security professionals from ABN Amro, Barclays, BeCyberSure, Bitnation, Consult Hyperion, Deloitte, ENISA, European Commission, IASME, Peercraft, SEALED, SIDN and Signicat AS. The full programme is available at:

Trust in the Digital World is organised by three highly respected and successful, international, non-profit industry organisations –  EEMA, TDL and IDnext. The conference is supported by Gemeente Den Haag (GDH), DG CONNECT (European Commission) and ENISA.

For more information about Trust in the Digital World 2016 visit: Complimentary media passes can be obtained from Graham Thatcher on Tel: +44 (0) 7933 673 240 or Email:

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