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Navigating 2024: A Quarterly Discussion on the European Cybersecurity Market Trends

ECSO’s latest virtual discussion based on the initiative “Decoding European Cybersecurity Market Trends” took place on 8 February 2024. Guest speakers Augustin Blanchard and Marco Riccardi shared perspectives on investment decline, their distribution across Europe, and the role of external players. Mr. Blanchard emphasized the importance of investing in human factor in cybersecurity, while Mr.…

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Addressing workplace diversity through recruitment: a chat with Gillian Arnold 

On 15 January ECSO had Gillian Arnold FBCS to discuss on “Gender balance as a business issue”. The online event took place in the context of the European Cyber Security Organisation’s (ECSO) European HR Community, an informal group of peers confronting on trending discourses in Human Resources. Amongst her key takeaways were that companies should…

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Super Cyber Kids

Super Cyber Kids: a European partnership to disseminate Cybersecurity at school

The European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO) has joined forces with seven European partners to disseminate Cybersecurity at school. The project “Super Cyber Kids” merges gamification with education, addressing the risks of early online access by pupils. After some early trials, a handbook of good practices will provide schools’ staff with resources to efficiently teach cybersecurity…

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CEPS publishes a report on quantum technologies and cybersecurity in the EU

CEPS, an esteemed member of the European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO), has recently released a crucial report at the forefront of the quantum revolution and its implications for cybersecurity.  Titled "Quantum Technologies and Cybersecurity", this comprehensive analysis delineates crucial insights into the challenges and imperative actions required to fortify cybersecurity in the wake of quantum…

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The European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO) signs a Memorandumof Co-operation with the Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine.

The European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO) – represented by its Secretary General Luigi Rebuffi – and the Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine – represented by Georgii Dubynskyi – recently signed a Memorandum of Co-operation. The Memorandum represents a step forward for the European and Ukrainian cooperation on a series of issues. In the Memorandum,…

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Open Calls for Proposals under the Digital Europe Programme

The European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO) is pleased to inform its Members that today the European Commission has published a series of new calls for proposals within the Digital Europe Programme, with a dedicated budget of 84 million euros. The European Cybersecurity Competence Centre (ECCC) will manage the projects funded by these calls that are…

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ECSO’s Annual CISO Meetup Commences Today in Florence 

BRUSSELS, 28 November 2023 – The European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO) is pleased to announce the start of the second edition of its awaited Annual CISO Meetup, taking place in beautiful Florence on 28 and 29 November. Over 150 Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) from 21 European nations are joining the Meetup, which is set to mark…

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TIIN Capital launches European Cyber Tech Fund V

ECSO Member TIIN Capital has announced the first closing of its fifth Tech Fund: “European Cyber Tech Fund V”. The fund has a targeted size of €100 million and is strategically positioned to invest in European cybersecurity scale-ups. TIIN Capital – a leading Dutch venture capital firm – is committed to supporting the international growth…

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ECSO joins the European Cybersecurity Month campaign

ECSO joins the European Cybersecurity Month with its own awareness campaign on its social media accounts.

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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 wrapped its advocacy activity on the CISO Role in ENISA’s European Cybersecurity Skills Framework (ECSF).

ECSO recently produced a master document offering recommendations for the depiction of the CISO role within ENISA's European Cybersecurity Skills Framework (ECSF). The suggestions were gathered through ECSO's active CISO community, comprising of CISOs from 28 European countries. As the only non-profit organisation hosting a European cross-sector CISO community, ECSO acts as the facilitator of…

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ECSO’s webinar on demystifying the CISO role facilitates crucial conversations among HR professionals and CISOs

On 12 July, ECSO organised the second webinar of its exchange series between HR professionals and CISOs dedicated to the role of CISOs and facilitating networking and collaboration. This webinar, titled “Demystify the CISO role: CISOs and HR managers combining forces”, aimed to provide members of the European HR Community with a better understanding of…

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