Report on Cybersecurity and Privacy - Priorities for EU-US Cooperation

AEGIS team has just released the results of the "Identification of EU-US Priorities on Cybersecurity and Privacy R&I" survey.

The survey gathered valuable insights from ICT and cybersecurity researchers, industry professionals, decision makers, government institutions and associations from Europe and the United States.

The following is a concise recap of the most important elements highlighted in the survey:

⭕ Augmented interest in collaborative research and innovation between the EU and the US in the fields of cybersecurity and privacy.

⭕ Top 4 cybersecurity research priorities for EU-US collaboration are: Data Security and Privacy, Trust and Privacy, the Fight Against Cybercrime and Cybersecurity Education.

⭕ In terms of applications and technologies, survey respondents considered the Internet of Things to be the most critical.

⭕ Health and Financial Services sectors are overwhelmingly considered the most important sectors that needs protection.

⭕ The cybersecurity and privacy community views the different policies and legislation in the EU and the US as a major barrier for collaboration. The lack of coordination between funding programs is also considered a significant barrier.

You can take a look at the whole report presented to the European Commission.

In addition, if you wish to give your contribution, you can give a feedback to the survey by filling this e-form.

News

EU to strenghten its expertise in cybersecurity research, technology and industrial developmen

Europe is stepping up its protection against cybersecurity threats, and is discussing a new structure of pool of expertise which will help secure the digital single market and increase the EU’s autonomy in the area of cybersecurity.

Europe is currently working on the establishment of a top knowledge base for cybersecurity and a network of national cybersecurity coordination centres called the European Cybersecurity Industrial, Technology and Research Centre and the Network of National Coordination Centres.

Future Events

Cyber Insurance and its Contribution to Cyber Risk Mitigation - Leiden March 25-29
25/03/2019 to 29/03/2019
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The rise in both the scale and severity of recent cyberattacks demands new thinking about cybersecurity risk and the mitigation and transfer of that risk. Cyber insurance is one potential way to manage risk by transferring damage liability, but the cyber insurance market is immature and the understanding and actuarial knowledge of cyber-risk is currently underdeveloped.

e-SIDES workshop 2019
02/04/2019
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e-SIDES workshop: Towards Value-Centric Big Data: Connect People, Processes and Technology

BRUSSELS

2 April 2019

10am to 4pm

 

e-SIDES is a research project funded by European Commission H2020 Programme that deals with the ethical, legal, social and economic implications of privacy-preserving technologies in different big data context.