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Commission launches #Women4Cyber – A registry of talents in the field of cybersecurity

Commission launches #Women4Cyber – A registry of talents in the field of cybersecurity

| July 8, 2020

On 7 July the Commission, together with the Women4Cyber initiative of the European Cybersecurity Organization (ECSO) launched the first online registry of European women in cybersecurity that will connect expert groups, businesses and policy makers to talents in the field. The registry is an open, user-friendly database of women that have expertise in cybersecurity, aiming to address the […]

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#EU Cybersecurity: Commission launches public consultation on the NIS directive

#EU Cybersecurity: Commission launches public consultation on the NIS directive

| July 8, 2020

The Commission launched a public consultation on the revision of the Directive on security of network and information systems (the NIS Directive). Since the current Directive entered into force in 2016, the cyber-threat landscape has been evolving quickly. The Commission now plans to kick-start the procedure for the revision of the NIS Directive, starting with a public consultation that aims to collect […]

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First president of #Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev’s 80th birthday and his role in international relations

First president of #Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev’s 80th birthday and his role in international relations

| July 4, 2020

Aigul Kuspan, the ambassador of Kazakhstan to the Kingdom of Belgium and head of mission of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the European Union, looks at the life and achievements of Kazakhstan’s first president Nursultan Nazarbayev. 6 July 2020 marked the 80th birthday of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Elbasy Nursultan […]

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EU launches a €10.5 million call for projects in #Cybersecurity

EU launches a €10.5 million call for projects in #Cybersecurity

| July 2, 2020

The Commission has launched a new call, worth €10.5 million through the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) programme, for projects that will work on stepping up Europe’s cybersecurity capabilities and cooperation across member states. In particular, they will work in various areas, such as on co-ordinated response to cybersecurity incidents, cybersecurity certification, capacity building and institutional co-operation […]

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#EUCybersecurity – A newly formed stakeholders group will work on the cybersecurity certification framework

#EUCybersecurity – A newly formed stakeholders group will work on the cybersecurity certification framework

| June 26, 2020

The Commission and the European Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) announced today the creation of the Stakeholders Cybersecurity Certification Group (SCCG), which will advise themon strategic issues regarding cybersecurity certification, while at the same time it will assist the Commission in the preparation of the Union rolling work programme. Furthermore, its aim, as foreseen by the EU Cybersecurity Act that was […]

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#EuropeanDefenceFund – €205 million to boost the EU’s strategic autonomy and industrial competitiveness

#EuropeanDefenceFund – €205 million to boost the EU’s strategic autonomy and industrial competitiveness

| June 17, 2020

The Commission has announced 16 pan-European defence industrial projects and three disruptive technology projects that will benefit from €205 million financing through the two precursor programmes of a fully-fledged European Defence Fund: the Preparatory Action on Defence Research (PADR) and the European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP). Europe Fit for the Digital Age Executive Vice-President Margrethe […]

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Trump says US to pull some troops from Germany over #NATO spending feud

Trump says US to pull some troops from Germany over #NATO spending feud

| June 17, 2020

President Donald Trump (pictured) said on Monday (15 June) he would cut the number of U.S. troops in Germany to 25,000, faulting the close US ally for failing to meet NATO’s defence spending target and accusing it of taking advantage of America on trade, write Jeff Mason and Arshad Mohammed. The reduction of about 9,500 troops […]

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