The three countries have signed a declaration to work together with other EU Member States to develop and deploy a quantum communication infrastructure (QCI) across the EU within the next ten years.The aim of the QCI is to boost European capabilities in quantum technologies, cybersecurity and industrial competitiveness.
Following the Commission Recommendation for a common European approach to the security of 5G networks, 24 EU Member States have now completed the first step and submitted national risk assessments. These assessments will feed into the next phase, a EU-wide risk assessment which will be completed by 1 October. Commissioner for the Security Union, Julian King, and Commissioner for the Digital Economy and Society, Mariya Gabriel, welcomed this important step forward.
Today 16 July 2019, the Management Board of the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) selected Mr. Juhan Lepassaar to be the new Executive Director of the Agency.
On June 28, the European Union and the Republic of Korea held their 5th EU-RoK Cyber Dialogue in Brussels.
The Permanent Representatives Committee, Coreper, decided on 11 July 2019 to establish a new dedicated working party on countering hybrid threats. The mission of the working party is to improve the resilience of the EU and its member states against hybrid threats and to support action to strengthen the crisis resilience of societies. The working party will also facilitate coordination within the Council and foster cooperation with the other EU institutions, services and agencies.