Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

39 proposals received under the Cybersecurity call

Creation date: November 18, 2019

The 2019-2 CEF Telecom Cybersecurity call closed on 14 November, with 39 projects proposals received requesting more than EUR 18,5 million funding.

The aim of the Cybersecurity call is to provide funding to increase cross-border cooperation and increase the cybersecurity capabilities of actors that are fundamental for a State's cybersecurity. These actors are National Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRTs), Operators of Essential Services (OES), National Competent Authorities (NCAs), Single Points of Contact (SPOCs), and entities responsible for Cybersecurity certification at the national level. The total budget of the call is €10 million.

Breakdown of the submission results:

Proposals received by objective Number of proposals
Cooperation among designated national CSIRTs (Computer Security Incident Response Teams) for the joint use of MeliCERTes 3
Support for identified Operators of Essential Services (OES) for capability development and for the set-up of Information Sharing and Analysis Centres (ISACs) 26
Support to National Competent Authorities (NCAs) and Single Points of Contact (SPOCs) to undertake the liaison, regulation and enforcement obligations set out in the NIS Directive 3
Trans-European cooperation for effective joint cybersecurity operations and to build mutual trust/confidence 3
Support to a common level of maturity in cybersecurity certification 4
Grand Total 39