Tag: #Cybersecurity

#DigitalSingleMarket – Commission invests in boosting EU’s cybersecurity resilience

#DigitalSingleMarket – Commission invests in boosting EU’s cybersecurity resilience

| May 16, 2019

The European Commission has launched a new  call for tenders to support the Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRTs Network), created by the Directive on security of network and information system (NIS Directive), the first EU-wide cybersecurity rules which enable national authorities and market operators to better tackle cyber threats.  With a budget of €2.5 million funded by the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) […]

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EU member states test their #Cybersecurity preparedness for fair and free 2019 EU elections 

EU member states test their #Cybersecurity preparedness for fair and free 2019 EU elections 

| April 10, 2019

On Friday 5 April, the European Commission and the EU Agency for cybersecurity (ENISA) with the collaboration of the European Parliament and member states organized an exercise on the European Union’s response to and crisis plans for potential cybersecurity incidents affecting the EU elections. The objective of the exercise, which took place in the European […]

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EU to beef up #cybersecurity

EU to beef up #cybersecurity

| November 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

The General Affairs Council today (20 November) adopted conclusions calling for the strengthening of European cybersecurity and enhancing cyber resilience across the EU, in line with the tasking from the European Council in October 2017. The conclusions stress the need for all EU countries to make the necessary resources and investment available to address cybersecurity. […]

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#Security: EU driving work to share information, combat terrorist financing and protect Europeans online

#Security: EU driving work to share information, combat terrorist financing and protect Europeans online

Based on a comprehensive assessment of EU security policy since 2001, the report also highlights the remaining gaps and challenges to be addressed. Incomplete implementation of existing policies remains a challenge, as do evolving threats such as radicalisation and cybercrime — which may require changes to existing instruments. Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Commissioner Dimitris […]

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#SecurityandDefence: Significant progress to enhance Europe’s resilience against hybrid threats – more work ahead

#SecurityandDefence: Significant progress to enhance Europe’s resilience against hybrid threats – more work ahead

The European Commission and the High Representative, on 19 July, were reporting on actions taken and next steps to implement the 2016 Joint Framework on countering hybrid threats. The Communication contributes to the creation of a European Union that protects, as promised by President Juncker in the 2016 State of the Union speech. It builds […]

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EU should deepen cyber security co-operation with #China: Digital expert

EU should deepen cyber security co-operation with #China: Digital expert

The European Union (EU) should further its digital cooperation with China to boost cyber security, a European digital expert told Xinhua here recently. Luigi Gambardella is the president of ChinaEU, a business-led international association in Brussels that promotes bilateral digital cooperation. He believed the European Commission should make use of the re-evaluation of the EU […]

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#Europol: US and EU authorities partner up to fight cybercrime

#Europol: US and EU authorities partner up to fight cybercrime

| February 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Yesterday (15 February), Europol and the National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in San Francisco, United States, to cooperate and share best practices in fighting cybercrime. The scope of the MoU also includes the exchange of statistical data or trends relating to cybercrime. The agreement was signed by Steven Wilson, […]

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