Finalists ECSO CISO Choice Award 2025

Announcing the First Finalists for the ECSO CISO Choice Award 2025

We are thrilled to announce the first two selected finalists for the ECSO CISO Choice Award 2025, unveiled at the ECCC Access-2-Market event held on 23 May. This event provided a platform for scale-ups to present their innovative cybersecurity solutions targeting the healthcare sector or critical infrastructure. A distinguished Judging Panel of Chief Information Security…

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ECSO’s cooperation with The Kościuszko Institute (IK): Road to Polish Presidency

With regards to the upcoming Polish Presidency of the Council of the European Union in 2025, ECSO and The Kościuszko Institute (IK) are to sign a Letter Of Intent at the opening of the CYBERSEC 2024 conference in Krakow, on 19-20 June. The cooperation between the two organisations will pave the way leading up to…

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Announcing the Winners of the ECSO Award Finals 2024 Event in Bochum, Germany

BRUSSELS, 22 March 2024 – The European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO) is pleased to announce the successful conclusion of its flagship event “the ECSO Award Finals” 2024, held on 21-22 March in Bochum, Germany. The event, co-organised with partners Bochum Economic Development, the Women4Cyber Foundation, and eurobits e.V., marked a successful convergence of European cybersecurity…

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ECSO publishes new report after the NIS2 Implementation Workshop: “Voice of Industry”.

Under its NIS2 Implementation Initiative, ECSO has held a workshop on the NIS2 implementing Act with industry representatives and the European Commission, focused on specifying thresholds for the reporting of significant incidents. Following the workshop, held on 6 February in ECSO’s premises in Brussels, we are delighted to announce that the summary of the meeting’s…

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Cyber Resilience Act Standardisation Request

ECSO strengthens dialogue between the cybersecurity industry and the European Commission with regard to the Cyber Resilience Act

On 27 September, the European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO) hosted a virtual session with its Members and the European Commission, to present the latest information about- and to discuss the potential challenges that come with the Cyber Resilience Act (CRA) for the industry. The event promoted cooperation and dialogue in the policy preparation process, gathering…

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ECSO Supports SMEs in Interpreting the Cyber Solidarity Act 

On 27 September, the European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO) hosted its second “SME Policy Briefs” webinar, aiming to inform Member start-ups and SMEs of the Cyber Solidarity Act and its implications. The session provided an overview of the legislation, providing key information and highlighting how SMEs can use the legislation to their advantage and leverage…

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Under the Spotlight: Meet the selected start-ups for the next Cyber Investor Days!

The newest edition of ECSO’s Cyber Investor Days will take place in The Hague, the Netherlands, on 5 October 2023. European cybersecurity start-ups will pitch their companies directly to key investors, integrators and corporates. From numerous applications across Europe, 11 skilled cybersecurity start-ups have been selected for this opportunity. A European Jury, composed of experts…

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ECSO works to support start-ups and SMEs interpret European cybersecurity legislation

ECSO is taking on a new endeavour to organise information-sharing webinars known as “SME Policy Briefs” on the latest European cybersecurity legislation to its Members, especially start-ups and SMEs. With the European cybersecurity regulatory landscape constantly evolving, the aim of these virtual discussions is to help Members not only gain an in-depth understanding of new…

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ECSO’s Cyber Investor Days Returns to the Hague for its Second Consecutive Year, Gathering European Cybersecurity Start-ups and Investors

The European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO), in collaboration with the Women4Cyber Foundation, the Municipality of The Hague, InnovationQuarter (IQ), TIIN Capital, Security Delta (HSD) and KPN Ventures, is pleased to announce the return of ECSO's Cyber Investor Days to the city of The Hague, Netherlands. Following the success of last year's event, the second edition…

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ECSO Celebrates 20 New Members, Paving the Way for a Stronger Cybersecurity Community in Europe

BRUSSELS, 16 June 2023 -- The European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO) held its Board of Directors, General Assembly and High-Level Event, uniting a diverse community of enthusiasts and experts committed to European cybersecurity. Together with the approval of the 2022 financial exercise and the 2024 budget, ECSO welcomed a record 20 new members, reinforcing ECSO’s…

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A picture of ECSO's Ana Valles de Bori at the V2Security Conference in Copenhagen

ECSO Participates in the V2Security Conference in Copenhagen

Denmark’s biggest cybersecurity and data protection event, the V2Security conference, took place in Copenhagen last week on 10-11 May. The much-awaited event was a huge success, uniting thousands of the most brilliant cybersecurity talents. As the voice of the European cybersecurity community and stakeholders, ECSO was delighted to speak about the CYBERSECURITY MADE IN EUROPE…

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An image of five speakers from ECSO's Networking Night in San Francisco in 2023.

Networking Night in San Francisco 2023

Over 200 of the brightest minds in cybersecurity gathered yesterday at the European Networking Night in San Francisco, and it was a huge success, bringing together cybersecurity professionals from across the old and new continents and the Bay Area for a networking night. Our fireside chat discussed the strengths and weaknesses of European and…

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