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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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April’s Policy update – EU Cyber Solidarity Act, Cybersecurity Skills Academy and amendment to the Cybersecurity Act

April was a big month for Cibersecurity Policy with 3 important announcements on the 18th of April. These were all addressed in our April Policy Call reserved for members. ECSO would like to share a high level summary of these news with the Cybersecurity community.

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ECSO Participates in ENISA’s First EU Cybersecurity Policy Conference

On the 26th January, 2023, The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) held its first EU Cybersecurity Policy Conference. The conference summoned speakers from European Institutions, national governments, European companies, and European organisations. Francesco Bordone, ECSO’s Manager for Cybersecurity Policies, spoke on a panel and covered Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure (CVD) inside the NIS2 framework. On…

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Discover ENISA’s interactive map for National Cyber Security Strategies

ENISA's interactive map for National Cyber Security Strategies The ENISA NCSS Interactive Map lists all the documents of National Cyber Security Strategies in the EU together with their strategic objectives and good examples of implementation. ENISA's goal is to create an info-hub with information provided by the Member States on their efforts to enhance national cybersecurity. …

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11th Edition of Cyber Investor Days in Dublin boosts visibility of European cybersecurity start-ups

11th Edition of Cyber Investor Days in Dublin boosts visibility of European cybersecurity start-ups ECSO was delighted to give visibility to European cybersecurity start-ups by successfully co-organising another edition of the Cyber Investor Days on the 27th and 28th June in Dublin, Ireland. The event was hosted by Enterprise Ireland in collaboration with Cyber Ireland…

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ENISA releases its international strategy document

ENISA releases its international strategy document This international strategy covers the cooperation with international organisations and with non-EU countries. However, for those non-EU countries or regions with which the EU has special agreements this international strategy should be read in the light of such agreements, looking at where a closer cooperation in the area of…

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ENISA releases the National Cybersecurity Assessment Framework Tool

ENISA releases the National Cybersecurity Assessment Framework Tool The main objective of the National Cybersecurity Assessment Framework (NCAF) tool  is to measure the maturity level of the cybersecurity capabilities of the Member States to support them in conducting an evaluation of their national cybersecurity capability, enhancing awareness of the country maturity level, identifying areas for…

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ENISA releases report on Foresight Challenges

ENISA releases report on Foresight Challenges This report aims to highlight the most relevant foresight methods based on ubiquity or suitability to ENISA’s core needs to adequately address future cybersecurity threats and shape a more secure society. In fact, foresight enables reflection on various possible futures and strategic preparation for plausible scenarios. As a discipline…

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Hackers-for-Hire drive the Evolution of the New ENISA Threat Landscape

Hackers-for-Hire drive the Evolution of the New ENISA Threat Landscape The 9th edition of the ENISA Threat Landscape (ETL) report released by the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity highlights the surge in cybercriminality motivated by monetisation using ransomware or cryptojacking. The ENISA Threat Landscape 2021 (ETL) report is the annual report of the EU Agency for Cybersecurity,…

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ENISA tests the operating procedures for the EU Cyber Crisis Liaison Organisation Network

ENISA tests the operating procedures for the EU Cyber Crisis Liaison Organisation Network Together with the Romanian National Cyber Security Directorate, the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity organised the third Blue OLEx exercise to test the operating procedures for the EU Cyber Crisis Liaison Organisation Network (CyCLONe). The Blue OLEx exercise of 12th October…

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The EU Cybersecurity Act enters into force

Another step forward to strengthen EU cybersecurity Brussels - ECSO welcomes the entry into force of the European Cybersecurity Act which sets the new mandate of ENISA, the EU Agency for Cybersecurity, and establishes the European cybersecurity certification framework. With this Act, ENISA, the EU Agency for Cybersecurity, will take on a permanent mandate including increased…

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