At the ENISA headquarters in Athens, the Agency held an exchange of views with the delegation including the Chair of the Committee, Raphaël Glucksmann, Vice-chair Morten Løkkegaard as well as members Barry Andrews and Bart Groothuis.
The topics of cybersecurity, capacity-building, resilience, training, situational awareness, awareness-raising, global cooperation and information sharing are very relevant to work of the Committee. ENISA Executive Director, Juhan Lepassaar gave an overview of the Agency’s tasks and activities as well as overview of the current state of play of cybersecurity in the EU.
Mr. Lepassaar shared that in 2020 a total of 949 cybersecurity incidents with significant impact were reported including 742 within the critical sectors under the NIS Directive. In 2019, 432 cyber incidents within critical sectors were reported to have a significant impact. This represents a 72% increase of reported NIS incidents (with significant impact) between 2019 and 2020.
The Agency presented on the work in the area of Network Information and Security (NIS) as well as the recent ENISA threat landscape on supply chain security. Finally, the operational cooperation and the role of the Agency when large-scale cross-border cyber incidents occur was presented.
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