Policy & Regulators

The biggest challenges to face

Most of the time policy makers struggle to fully achieve a comprehensive view of CS&P initiatives and their impacts from a socio-economic perspective as well as understanding how to channel future funding in order to get the most benefits out of them. Besides, regulators need a better grasp of best practices concerning compliance, data breach reporting and similar issues.

Which are the most important benefits of joining Cyberwatching.eu?

• Playing an active role in paving the way of the coming Digital Single Market. Cyberwatching.eu will grant key policies insights for monitoring each progress of related DSM actions to further shape R&I directions.

• Bringing valid and insightful contributions through collaboration with ECSO on foundational CS&P major topics and subjects.

• Give a prominent support for creating a rooted cybersecurity culture both in public and private organisations throughout EU and Associated Countries.

• Providing accurate roadmaps on CS&P, regulatory compliance and ICT standardization.

• Helping to monitor the actual impact of R&I actions through the Catalogue of Services and the Clustering activities.

• Easy access to EU R&I results and to innovative CS&P products and services.

News

Outcomes and key themes from ICT 2018 Session on Cybersecurity as key for a Digital Economy and Society

On 5 December 2018, the Digital Single Market of the European Commission sponsored a session on the topic of “Cybersecurity as key for a Digital Economy and Society”. The highly-popular session (over 90 attendees) took place on 5 December 2018 within the flagship ICT2018 Conference in Vienna, Austria.

Khalil Rouhana, Deputy Director General, EC – DG CNECT, kicked off the session with an overview of some of the most pressing issues of the day in cybersecurity:

Events

17/01/2019
Reinforcing Cyber Security in the EU: Building Coordinated Security, Confidence and Capability in the Cyber Domain

With 315 million Europeans using the internet each day, the provision of critical services and the functioning of a modern economy are now entirely dependent upon the robustness and safety of cyberspace and its infrastructure. Cyber security attacks are a growing source of threat and concern, while also representing a growing economic opportunity for Europe, with the market predicted to be worth over $100 Billion by 2018 (European Commission). Moreover, cyber attacks in the EU are constantly growing in both their frequency (quintuplicate between 2013 and 2017) and sophistication.