Department of Media, Connectivity and Digital Policy // The Luxembourg Government


The Department of Media, Connectivity and Digital Policy (SMC) is part of the Ministry of State. It reports directly to the Minister Delegate to the Prime Minister for Media and Connectivity and supports, since its establishment in 1991, the development of the media sector and new information and communications technologies.

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  • Following a DDoS (distributed denial of service) cyber attack aimed at preventing access to several Luxembourg websites, a crisis unit was convened in the afternoon, chaired by the Minister for Digitalisation, Stéphanie Obertin.

  • Since the morning of 21 March 2024, several government websites have been the target of a cyber DDOS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack. A DDOS attack consists of saturating the computer resources of targets.