Commission proposes to create a European Network of Cybersecurity Competence Centres

European CommissionBuilding on previous initiatives on cybersecurity, the European Commission has now proposed the creation of a Network of Cybersecurity Competence Centres to better target and coordinate available funding for cybersecurity research and innovation.

The work of the new network would be coordinated by a new European Cybersecurity Industrial, Technology and Research Competence Centre, which will facilitate joint investment by the Union, Member States and industry into research and innovation projects. By pooling resources with the Member States, the initiative’s key aim is to identify and support projects that are crucial for increasing the competitiveness of the European cybersecurity industry while turning cybersecurity into a competitive advantage of industries across different sectors.

For more details, see the full article on the Commission’s website.