ECSO, The European Cybersecurity Organisation, together with pilot projects ECHO Cybersecurity, SPARTA, CONCORDIA Project, and CyberSec4Europe have just released a competence development questionnaire directed at the overall European cybersecurity community. The purpose of the survey is to help ECSO deliver improved solutions and to raise awareness.
In its first year of activity, CYBERWISER.eu has made considerable progress towards implementing the training platform for cybersecurity professionals.
Consortium partners have worked in parallel on different aspects. These include formulating the approach to platform design, and developing and integrating the components.
The European Commission has launched a call to select the members of the Stakeholder Cybersecurity Certification Group (SCCG). The group is being formed in terms of the recently promulgated European Cybersecurity Act and will advise the Commission on strategic priorities and on the Union Rolling Work Programme on Certification.
The skills gap remains one of the biggest challenges for the cybersecurity industry.
A recent survey from Tripwire found that most organizations are experiencing more difficulty finding skilled cybersecurity professionals and that 85% of professionals currently have understaffed teams.