Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

Cybersecurity, an integral part of SOTEU 2018

Creation date: September 17, 2018

The Commission has placed cybersecurity high on the agenda in its proposals for the next long-term EU budget for the years 2021-2027, to guarantee adequate funding for this key priority. This year to complement previous European efforts on cybersecurity a proposal has been put forward to help the EU to pool resources and expertise in research and innovation, and to become a leader in the next generation of cybersecurity and digital technologies.

New proposals on Cybersecurity

European Competence Centre:

Will coordinate the use of the funds foreseen for cybersecurity under the next long-term EU budget for years 2021-2027 under the Digital Europe and Horizon Europe programmes.

Network of National Coordination Centres:

Each Member State will nominate one national coordination centre to lead the network, which will engage in the development of new cybersecurity capabilities and broader competence building.

Competence Community:

A large, open and diverse group of cybersecurity stakeholders from research and the private and public sectors, including both civilian and defence authorities

All details can be found here

Cybersecurity is one of the Digital Single Infrastructures (DSI) supported by CEF Telecom. More information about the DSI here and about the CEF Telecom projects on Cybersecurity here