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EUNITY Project Workshop – October 11-12, 2017

11/10/2017 to 12/10/2017

ICT opens up the world to SMEs and start-ups across Europe, giving them increased opportunities to grow their business but there is also a downside. Most SMEs significantly underestimate the risks they face and there are many reports revealing vulnerabilities affecting large companies. Similar impacts can be found for public sector organisations, notably healthcare facilities and services

Seminar: Trusted cyber security information sharing within the European energy landscape

07/09/2017

The European Energy - Information Sharing & Analysis Centre (EE-ISAC) in collaboration with ENISA, is organizing  a free-to-attend seminar on the 7th of September focusing on trusted cyber security information sharing within the European energy landscape.

The programme brings together cyber-security experts working for European energy utilities and aims to deliver multi-disciplinary, cyber security knowledge sharing at European level.

According to the NIST report, "The NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework improves communication, about how to identify, recruit, develop, and retain cyber security talent". Employers, recruiters, and guidance counselors, for example, may use the framework as a resource when writing cybersecurity job descriptions, or use it to define with greater clarity the types of IT security professionals in the workforce.

Cyberwatching.eu partner Digital SME Alliance, in collaboration with the European CyberSecurity Organisation (ECSO) has published a Position Paper on "European Cybersecurity Strategy: Fostering the SME ecosystem".

The position paper provides an overview of measures to facilitate SMEs’ cybersecurity ecosystem, and contribute to boosting the offer and the demand for SMEs’ cybersecurity solutions.

European Commission vice-president Andrus Ansip is planning to set up a new cybersecurity centre to improve the competitiveness of European technological products on a global scale.
The new centre would certify the cybersecurity level of technology products, to strengthen EU member states' cyber security standards and capabilities, which according to Ansip are not yet ready to counter major cyber attacks.

On 15th June 2017, CIPSEC project has organized its first Workshop in Villanova i la Geltrú, Barcelona, Spain. The workshop was focussed on analysing security and quality demands for the particular critical infrastructures scenario.

The workshop “Security vs Quality: A Dilemma for Critical Infrastructures Management”, has been collocated with the IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Quality of Service (IWQoS, http://iwqos2017.ieee-iwqos.org), a well-established conference in the QoS domain, in June 14, 2017.

Cyber Security Nordic

26/09/2017 to 27/09/2017

Cyber Security Nordic is a new event promoting the importance of cyber security for various business functions. The international event will be organized for the first time in September 26-27, 2017.

Venue is Messukeskus Helsinki, Expo and Convention Centre, the biggest exhibition and congress arena in Finland. The event consists of a high-profile conference and a trade fair presenting products and services on the branch.

The UN's International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has recently released the second version of its Global Cybersecurity Index which measures countries' commitment to cybersecurity and helps them to identify areas for improvement.

Scenario

On 28 April 28 the Italian Data Protection Authority (“Garante”) issued its first guidance on the new provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), consisting of a schematic overview of the changes in the current legal framework and recommendations on how to face them.

The Garante focused on six specific aspects:

ICCICT 2017: 19th International Conference on Cyber Intelligence and Cyber Terrorism, Prague, Czechia

04/09/2017 to 05/09/2017

The ICCICT 2017: 19th International Conference on Cyber Intelligence and Cyber Terrorism aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Cyber Intelligence and Cyber Terrorism.

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PUZZLE project is an EU-funded project, a part of the Horizon 2020 programme, set to design and implement state-of-the-art cybersecurity, privacy and data protection management framework.

Future Events

Join us for a workshop on ePrivacy, its implications for SMEs, and how it differentiates from the GDPR, organised by DIGITAL SME’s Focus Group on Artificial Intelligence together with Cyberwatching.eu on 10 May, 11.30 – 13.00 CEST!

10/05/2021

Join us on the FIWARE Cybersecurity DAY on 13 May 2021, to discuss the challenges and opportunities of cybersecurity, FIWARE, supported by the GUARD Project and Cyberwatching.eu, is bringing together cybersecurity experts to review innovative, integrated, and holistic approaches for a secure and trusted Digital Single Market, outlining the principles that are guiding the EU action in this domain.

13/05/2021