The Norwegian Storting wants to increase focus on information security and GUC

Research center

The Standing Committee on Justice suggests that the Norwegian Information Security Laboratory (NISlab) at Gjøvik University College becomes a national centre for development of expertise and applied research within information security.

Three white papers emphasize the research community within information security at Gjøvik University College.

-Impressive, dean and vice-rector Morten Irgens says. -An assembled Storting wishes for our activities to be financed.

-A gradual digitization of our infrastructure has made Norway very vulnerable. Individuals, organizations and companies are forced to deal with an ever-growing landscape of threat . Higher education, efficiency in human resource development and collaboration across sectors are essential to stay ahead of the various security threats, Morten Irgens says.

Gjøvik University College has the expertise that Norway needs. The Norwegian Information Security Laboratory (NISlab) at Gjøvik University College is one of Europe's largest academic research groups in information security. A total of 50 researchers working at NISlab, including laboratories focused in cyber crime and biometrics.