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The second EU CyberNet Annual Conference studied the implications of Building Cyber Capacities in the Digital Decade

The second EU CyberNet Annual Conference: Building Cyber Capacities in the Digital Decade took place on 28 October as a hybrid event at The EGG Brussels with a transmission to a Europe-wide audience. The conference took stock of and reflected on the implications of the various developments in EU cyber capacity building while bridging cybersecurity and digitalisation.

By EU CyberNet team
EU CyberNet in collaboration with the Organization of American States (OAS) is assisting Costa Rica and Jamaica in defining cyber threats against critical national infrastructure

EU CyberNet in collaboration with the Organization of American States (OAS) is assisting Costa Rica and Jamaica in defining cyber threats against critical national infrastructure as part of the larger effort by these countries to review and implement their National Cyber Security Strategies.

By Liina Areng, Regional Programme Lead, EU CyberNet
Regional Cybersecurity Conference for Internet Service Providers in Santo Domingo

The EU CyberNet, in collaboration with Cyber4Dev, Dominican Institute of Telecommunications (INDOTEL) and the National Cybersecurity Centre of the Dominican Republic are hosting a Regional Cybersecurity Conference for Internet Service Providers in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic from 19-21 October 2021.

By Liina Areng, Regional Programme Lead, EU CyberNet
EU CyberNet – same kid, new and larger block

EU CyberNet, the EU’s external cyber capacity building network introduced in GCEM issue 6, has recently been granted an extended mandate with new tasks. With the CynAct platform now online and regular events taking place for the cyber security experts enlisted in the network, the project is to launch a new competence center for the Latin American and Caribbean region as well as to reach out to the EU Delegations worldwide. Siim Alatalu, Director of EU CyberNet, explains why this would be a good time to get involved.

Global Cyber Expertise Magazine / By Siim Alatalu, Director, EU CyberNet
EU CyberNet work in Dominican Republic, first national cybersecurity exercise “Cyber llamas”

EU CyberNet participates in the first national cyber exercise of Dominican Republic “Cyber llamas” and our Advisory Group visits the site of future Latin America and the Caribbean Cyber Competence Centre in the framework of a feasibility study.

By Liina Areng, Regional Programme Lead, EU CyberNet
EU Member States welcome the implementation of EU CyberNet: Council Conclusions on EU’s Cybersecurity Strategy for the Digital Decade

The Council of the EU welcomes in its Conclusions the establishment and implementation of the EU CyberNet in order to increase cyber resilience and capacities worldwide. The Conclusions provide guidance to support partner countries in tackling the growing challenge of malicious cyber activities.

By EU CyberNet team
How COVID-19 became a dominant issue in the cyber threat environment

Ilmar Üle from CERT-EU writes how COVID-19 became a dominating topic in current cyber threat environment as seen from the point of view an experts tasked with protecting the EU institutions, bodies, and agencies. Data related to research offers great interest to data thieves and teleworking from home via unsecured home networks is an additional favour COVID-19 has done to malicious hackers.

By Ilmar Üle, CERT-EU
An online workshop on the EU Cybersecurity Strategy for the Digital Decade

On 5 February, EU CyberNet held an online workshop for project implementers in cooperation with the European Commission’s Service of Foreign Policy Instruments and the European External Action Service.

By Kristo Põllu, Deputy Director, EU CyberNet
EU CyberNet part of the new EU Cybersecurity Strategy

On 16 December, the European Commission published the new EU’s Cybersecurity Strategy for the Digital Decade, which proposes guiding principles to enhance EU’s collective resilience against cyber threats, taking into account the recent developments in digital transformation.

By EU CyberNet team
Experts and organisations were invited to join EU CyberNet Network at the annual conference

On 30 October, the first EU CyberNet Annual Conference took place at Tallinn Creative Hub focussing on the cyber capacity building projects of the EU, the possibilities for more coordinated and effective delivery of development cooperation, and the role of EU CyberNet in these activities.

By EU CyberNet team