Debora Plein

Coordination BEE SECURE, Ministère de l’Éducation nationale, de l’Enfance et de la Jeunesse (Luxembourg)

Debora Plein has a Ph.D. in Psychophysiology and a Master of Arts in Phonetics, Media sciences and Psychology, both obtained at the University of Trier. She looks back on more than 10 years of professional experience in ICT education with focus on cybersecurity awareness raising in children, young people and their entourage. Debora Plein works for the Service national de la jeunesse as coordinator of the governmental initiative BEE SECURE.

BEE SECURE promotes a safe, responsible and positive use of new information technologies among the general public and, in particular, among children, young people and their entourage. The BEE SECURE Helpline 8002-1234 is an anonymous and confidential contact point for questions related to online safety and responsible use of communication technologies. The BEE SECURE Stopline provides a structure for the general public to report anonymously potential illegal content encountered online.

BEE SECURE is an initiative of the Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, which is operated by the Service national de la jeunesse and the KJT, in collaboration with SECURITYMADEIN.LU, the Lëtzebuerg Police and the Office of the Attorney General of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.

BEE SECURE is coordinated by the Service national de la jeunesse and co-financed by the European Commission. Government participation is ensured by the Ministry of Education, Children and Youth, the Ministry of Economy and the Ministry of Family and Integration.

As Safer Internet Center Luxembourg, BEE SECURE is part of the European networks Insafe (awareness centers and helplines) and INHOPE (the International Association of Internet Hotlines - leads the fight against child sexual abuse material (CSAM) online.).

Debora Plein quote: „Think critically – act responsibly – and enjoy IT! Technology advances quickly – human nature doesn’t “.