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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
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
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
To those who commit cyber crimes, national borders are meaningless lines on a map

It can prove rather difficult to explain the digitalised nature of Estonia to a complete stranger, particularly if they have zero experience of e-services and online solutions. But I’ll give it a go.

Margus Noormaa
By Margus Noormaa, Director General, Estonian Information System Authority
A trusted and cyber secure Europe

The EU Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) aims to act as a centre of expertise in cybersecurity, assisting with the development of Union policy, operational cooperation, cybersecurity certification and standardisation, and promoting capacity building.

By Juhan Lepassaar, Executive Director, European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA)
COVID-19 impact measures & recommendations from EU cyber projects

The COVID-19 crisis and subsequent lockdown rules have left its mark on every aspect of our lives. The cross-border nature of capacity building work meant that lockdown presented also challenges to continuation of implementation to EU funded cyber capacity building projects.

By EU CyberNet team

What people are talking about cyber capacity building