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AEGIS Project round-table at annual World e-ID and Cybersecurity conference

25/09/2017 to 27/09/2017

The main themes of the 13th edition of the annual World e-ID and Cybersecurity conference (link http://www.worlde-idandcybersecurity.com/) being held during September 25-27th, 2017 explores global cooperation initiatives engaged in cybersecurity and privacy, the latest secure identification technologies, their implementation and the related online trust challenges.

On Tuesday 19th September, the European Commission and the High Representative proposed a wide-ranging set of measures to increase cybersecurity in the EU.

Vice president for the Digital Single Market Andrus Ansip together with fellow commissioners on security, Julian King, and digital affairs, Mariya Gabriel, detailed the plan to improve EU citizens and companies to tackle cyber threats by upgrading the EU's existing cybersecurity agency and encouraging  companies to improve their own defenses.

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.

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ECSO is excited to invite you to the 9th edition of ECSO's Cyber Investor Days on 15-16 June 2021. Spread over two days, the event is split between an investors workshop on 15 June and the online pitch sessions, B2B meetings and conversation with the scale-ups on 16 June. 

15/06/2021 to 16/06/2021

MORNING targeted at Public Authorities/Experts

Considering all the current and future efforts of the EU in the areas of security, safety, risk, resilience and critical infrastructure, especially the new EU Directive on the resilience of critical entities, the morning session will present the perspectives of key stakeholders in the area of resilience of critical infrastructure/entities.

9:30-10:10: Introduction 

Lorenzo Sutton, InfraStress Coordinator

17/06/2021