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How Local and Regional Authorities can improve their ransomware defenses

How Local and Regional Authorities can improve their ransomware defenses A recent study done by the National Association of State CIOs (NASCiO) and Deloitte found in the US 75% of state CISOs view ransomware as a threat. As this Govloop report reported “…there’s good reason for that. A number of factos, the report notes that combine to make local and regional governments particularly vulnerable to this attack”. High impact: Ransomeware is capable of causing an organization’s operations to a halt.

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CriM 2023

CriM 2023 The Cyber Security Seminar and Workshops (CriM) has been running for 24 years. We are glad to host for three days experts on this year’s topic: Supply Chain and Cyber Security. The mornings are filled with lectures and the afternoon workshops give practical expereince. The attendence is free of charge and 5 ECTS are available for completing the course. Please join us between 14th and 16th of November 2023 here in Oulu.

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Lessons learnt from cyber-attacks on Greek municipalities

Lessons learnt from cyber-attacks on Greek municipalities Just how hard is to describe the importance of a service whose value the customers cannot quite comprehend or quantify in order to invest in it in the Greek public sector? If one had to answer this question, he would have to give many answers, depending on various factors. It is incredibly difficult for an organisation to fully comprehend the need and the importance of cybersecurity service or product when he hasn’t been exposed or harmed by a cyber-attack.

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New Cybersecuirty Master's Program in Oulu

New Cybersecuirty Master’s Program in Oulu Cyber security is a new study option based on the research excellence in software security at the University of Oulu. The student specialising in cyber security will be able to design, develop, test and evaluate systems, software or hardware for security goals in the ever evolving digital landscape​. As a whole, artificial intelligence and the development of different AI solutions play a role in all four study options.

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New Cybersecurity Master's Program in Oulu

New Cybersecurity Master’s Program in Oulu Cybersecurity is a new study option based on the research excellence in software security at the University of Oulu. The student specialising in cybersecurity will be able to design, develop, test and evaluate systems, software or hardware for security goals in the ever evolving digital landscape​. As a whole, artificial intelligence and the development of different AI solutions play a role in all four study options.

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CS-AWARE NEXT received support from the Horizon Standardisation Booster

CS-AWARE NEXT received support from the Horizon Standardisation Booster Our project had the opportunity to receive advisory services by the HSbooster.eu that is a European Commission initiative aiming to provide expert services to European projects to help them to increase and valorise project results by contributing to the creation of new or improvement of existing standards. As presented in the final expert report, ‘the whole HSBooster consultancy process with CS-AWARE NEXT went fluently and there was great support by the team of CS-AWARE NEXT to identify a suitable standardisation strategy for their envisioned project results’.

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Enhancing your security with open-source tools

Enhancing your security with open-source tools With cybersecurity gaining increased attention in Italy, it has emerged as the top priority for digital investment among businesses in 2023. Notably, both large enterprises and SMEs recognize the significance of robust cybersecurity measures. Recent data reveals that a staggering 61% of organisations with over 250 employees have chosen to boost their cybersecurity budgets in the past year. Moreover, the Italian cybersecurity market is projected to witness remarkable growth, reaching a value of 1.

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Cybersecurity challenges in Greek companies – Study by EY Greece and Microsoft

Cybersecurity challenges in Greek companies – Study by EY Greece and Microsoft ΕΥ Greece and Microsoft have carried out a study on the challenges concerning cybersecurity in Greece. The study attempts, for the first time in the Greek market, to thoroughly analyse the current national and European legal and regulatory framework of cybersecurity. European regulations, such as NIS, NIS II and CERD, the main legal acts on cybersecurity in Greece (4577/2018, 4961/2022), their field of practice and the next steps for the compliance of the Greek companies with those, are presented in the study.

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Συμμετοχή της ΔΕΥΑΛ στην 3η συνάντηση του Ευρωπαϊκού Προγράμματος CS-AWARE-Next στην πόλη Caltagirone της Κατάνια

Συμμετοχή της ΔΕΥΑΛ στην 3η συνάντηση του Ευρωπαϊκού Προγράμματος CS-AWARE-Next στην πόλη Caltagirone της Κατάνια https://www.deyal.gr/el/enimerwsi/nea-anakoinwseis/item/3058-symmetoxi-tis-deval-stin-3i-synantisi-tou-evropaikoy-programmatos-cs-aware-next-stin-poli-caltagirone-tis-katania

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NIS2 – Key Challenges on the Horizon

NIS2 – Key Challenges on the Horizon About ten years ago the proposal of the original NIS-Directive was introduced into our lives. It was the first cybersecurity act in the EU, creating a new baseline for cybersecurity. Unfortunately the effects of the original NIS weren’t as good as initially hoped. Its objectives of increasing the level of security of network and information systems across the union were hindered by problems regarding different levels of resilience among member states, insufficient resilience of individual organisations, and ineffective oversight by government authorities.

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