Innovation and Networks Executive Agency


INEA ceased operations on 31 March 2021. The European Health and Digital Executive Agency (HaDEA) was established on 1 April 2021 to take over the CEF Telecom legacy portfolio as well as additional EU funding programmes.
Enhancing Cybersecurity in Austria
CEF Telecom
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Implementation schedule: 
September 2019 to August 2021
Maximum EU contribution: 
Coordinator: GmbH (Austria)

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Cybersecurity policy

Last modified: 
April 2022


The Action's overall objective is to fully integrate the MeliCERTes platform into the day-to-day operations of the Austrian Computer Emergency Response Team (, by ensuring redundancy of MeliCERTes's infrastructure and systems within

The Action will further develop the incident sharing tool IntelMQ, which is a component of MeliCERTes and of’s systems. This will enable all members of the Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRTs) Network to use MeliCERTes to share actionable information with their local constituency through IntelMQ. IntelMQ will also be made interoperable with CERT-Polska's n6 system.

In addition, the Action will improve’s incident handling capabilities, IT operations and internal security as required by the national legislation transposing the EU Directive on security of network and information systems (NIS Directive) in Austria and increase the automation of's processes related to the extraction of intelligence from existing datasets for incident management.

Moreover, the Action will further develop the skills of's employees by means of regular trainings.

Finally, the beneficiary will participate in the EU-level cooperation mechanism MeliCERTes.