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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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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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EU grants €38 million for protection of #CriticalInfrastructure against #CyberThreats

EU grants €38 million for protection of #CriticalInfrastructure against #CyberThreats

| June 16, 2020

The Commission has announced that it is committing more than €38 million, through Horizon 2020, the EU’s research and innovation programme, to support several innovative projects in the field of protection of critical infrastructure against cyber and physical threats and making cities smarter and safer. Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth Commissioner Mariya Gabriel said: […]

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#Cybercrime – New survey shows Europeans feel better informed but remain concerned

#Cybercrime – New survey shows Europeans feel better informed but remain concerned

| January 30, 2020

The Commission has released its latest survey on Europeans’ attitudes towards cybercrime. The results show that awareness of cybercrime is rising, with 52% of respondents stating they are fairly well or very well informed about cybercrime, up from 46% in 2017. Europeans are however growing less confident about their capacity to stay safe online: 59% of […]

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Code of practice against #Disinformation – Commission welcomes the commitment of online platforms ahead of  #EuropeanElections

Code of practice against #Disinformation – Commission welcomes the commitment of online platforms ahead of  #EuropeanElections

| April 24, 2019

The European Commission has published the latest reports by Facebook, Google and Twitter covering the progress made in March 2019 to fight disinformation. The three online platforms are signatories to the Code of Practice against disinformation and have committed to report monthly on their actions ahead of the European Parliament elections in May 2019. Digital Single Market […]

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