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DKS and CrypTech Integration Software Available
DKS and CrypTech Integration Software AvailableOctober 16, 2019 1:31 pmIn partnership with the Vietsch Foundation, Diamond Key Security (DKS) is excited to make available under a permissive BSD clause 3 open-source license software, software installation, and related documentation to enable DKS and CrypTech solutions to integrate with and support Windows networking envRead More
Development of a Proposal for a Trusted Student Identification Framework
Development of a Proposal for a Trusted Student Identification FrameworkSeptember 13, 2019 9:05 amFunded in 2019 – The Vietsch Foundation funds a study by the European Campus Card Association (ECCA) that will encompass requirements for cross-border trusted student eID credentials, and provide recommendations for a trusted student eID framework to support the provision of secure identificatRead More
Medal award 2019
Medal award 2019June 17, 2019 12:06 pmThe 2019 Medal of Honour was awarded to Claudio Allocchio, senior technical officer for advanced applications and security at GARR, for the demonstrated achievements and long-lasting benefit he contributed to the research and education networking community throughout his career. John Dyer, member ofRead More
New project: Diamond Key Security Microsoft CryptoAPI Integration
New project: Diamond Key Security Microsoft CryptoAPI IntegrationMay 8, 2019 10:26 am8 May 2019, the Vietsch Foundation funds a new project proposal called “DKS Microsoft CryptoAPI Integration Project”. The project aims to create and develop the software application programming interface (API) and perform the necessary integration and validation steps for the DKS hardwarRead More
New project in the Research and Higher Education Technology Fund
New project in the Research and Higher Education Technology FundNovember 4, 2018 1:29 pmThe Vietsch Foundation has decided to fund a new project under the NLnet Research and Higher Education Technology Fund : TRACKING EXPOSED Algorithms are the technological solution to the information overload: they are as powerful as necessary to manage the overflow of data that reaches us. UnfortunaRead More
Medal award 2018
Medal award 2018June 11, 2018 2:55 pmThe Vietsch Foundation Medal of Honour is awarded annually to individuals or teams that have developed new ideas or demonstrated sustained organisational skills and whose efforts have led to the creation of institutions or services of enduring value. The Trustees of the Vietsch Foundation take greatRead More
The Referoo project to Improve the Efficiency of Scientific Peer-Reviewing
The Referoo project to Improve the Efficiency of Scientific Peer-ReviewingJune 8, 2018 10:19 amFunded in 2018 – The Referoo project aims to create a set of tools to address some of the most critical inefficiencies of the traditional peer-reviewing process of scientific publications. In particular, it will build a web portal for managing the refereeing tasks of researchers. The portal wiRead More
Two new projects in the Research and Higher Education Technology Fund
Two new projects in the Research and Higher Education Technology FundJune 5, 2018 10:07 amThe Vietsch Foundation made a new contribution to the NLnet Research and Higher Education Technology Fund to support two innovative projects: Explain.directly.  This collaborative project between the Web Information Systems group of TU Delft and FeedbackFruits, aims at piloting new and more effectiRead More
Project supported by the Vietsch Foundation wins ISOC Innovation Award
Project supported by the Vietsch Foundation wins ISOC Innovation AwardJanuary 12, 2018 2:20 pmAmsterdam 12 January 2018 – Let’s Connect, a project based on eduVPN, the open source VPN project which was funded by the Vietsch Foundation in 2017, has won the Annual ISOC Innovation Award. The award was handed out to Rogier Spoor (SURFnet) by Melanie Peters, Director of the Rathenau IRead More
The Vietsch Foundation welcomes Lígia Ribeiro in its Board of Trustees
The Vietsch Foundation welcomes Lígia Ribeiro in its Board of TrusteesJanuary 3, 2018 8:43 pmAmsterdam 3-January-2018. The Vietsch Foundation is delighted to announce that Lígia Ribeiro has joined its Board of Trustees. “Lígia has an outstanding track record in supporting research and higher education at a very high level both at national and European level. She is a great addition to tRead More