Project of the Week - CyberSec4Europe

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CyberSec4Europe (Cyber Security for Europe) is a Horizon 2020 project that is one of the pilot for a Cybersecurity Competence Centre which will run for 42-month that will strengthen the research and innovation competence and cybersecurity capacities of Member States to meet the increasing number of cybersecurity challenges in the future.

Cybersecurity Horizon 2020 pilot projects

One of the H2020 pilot project to prepare a European Cybersecurity Competence Network and contribute to the European Cybersecurity industrial strategy.

As a Cybersecurity Competence Network, it will test and demonstrate potential governance structures for the network of competence centres using the best practice examples from the expertise and experience of the participants, including concepts like CERN.

CyberSec4Europe is a research-based consortium with 43 participants from 22 EU Member States and Associated Countries. 43 consortium partners will consolidate and reinforce cooperation and synergies between the research and industrial communities, including SMEs.

Project Objectives:

  • To boost the effectiveness of the Security Union, the EU wishes, to ensure that it retains and develops essential capacities to secure its digital economy, infrastructures, society and democracy. 

  • To align and interconnect a vast pool of research excellence in existing centres and research facilities, bringing together cybersecurity expertise in an interdisciplinary manner while developing a governance model for the future European Cybersecurity Competence Network.

  • Address prominent research areas in both the public and private sectors that correspond closely with real-world issues, cyber threats and security problems.

  • To develop a cybersecurity skills framework model to be used as a reference by education providers, employers and citizens.


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