The act for the creation of the European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO) ASBL has been officially signed on 13th June in Brussels. EOS welcomes the creation of ECSO and together with some of its members, looks forward to providing the necessary support to ECSO and ensure it achieves its objectives. As founder member, EOS is cosignatory and also represented in ECSO's Board of Directors.
ECSO is an industry-led organisation with members including a wide variety of stakeholders such as large European companies, SMEs and Start-ups, users and operators, research centres, universities, clusters and association as well as European Member State’s local, regional and national administrations, countries part of the European Economic Area (EEA) and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) and H2020 associated countries.
The main objective of ECSO
is to support all types of initiatives or projects that aim to develop, promote and encourage European cybersecurity, and in particular to:
• Foster and protect from cyber threats the growth of the European Digital Single Market
• Develop the cybersecurity market in Europe and the growth of a competitive cybersecurity and ICT industry, with an increased market position;
• Develop and implement cybersecurity solutions for the critical steps of trusted supply chains, in sectoral applications where Europe is a leader.
ECSO is engaged in taking concrete actions to achieve these objectives by
• Collaborating with the European Commission and national public administrations to promote Research and Innovation (R&I) in cybersecurity;
• Proposing a Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA) and a Multiannual Roadmap with its regular updates;
• Fostering competitiveness and growth of the cybersecurity industry in Europe (large companies and SME) as well as end users / operators through innovative cybersecurity technologies, applications, services, solutions;
• Supporting the widest and best market uptake of innovative cybersecurity technologies and services for professional and private use;
• Promoting and assisting in the definition and implementation of a cybersecurity industrial policy to encourage the use of cybersecurity solutions as well as secure and trustworthy ICT solutions to increase digital autonomy;
• Supporting the development and the interests of the entire cybersecurity and ICT security ecosystem (including education, training awareness, etc.);
For more information please contact Ms. Eda Aygen (email@example.com
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