Commissioners King and Gabriel participate in CERT-EU’s Annual Conference

On 5-6 November, Julian King, Commissioner for Security Union, and Mariya Gabriel, Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, will participate in the annual conference of the Computer Emergency Response Team for the European Union’s institutions, bodies, and agencies (CERT-EU). Over the course of the two-day conference, which is titled “Securing the Future Today”, industry experts and policy makers will share their insights into the latest developments in cloud security and delve into some real-world cybersecurity cases and investigations. Commissioner Gabriel will give the conference’s opening statement, in which she will speak about the challenges posed by ever-evolving digital security threats and the EU’s actions aimed at ensuring cyber resilience, containing threats, and shoring up the EU’s strategic digital autonomy. Commissioner King will make a statement on the second day about the emerging technologies and security threats facing Europe in a new geopolitical context with a need for strengthened international cooperation. The event happens shortly after the European Cyber Security Month, the EU’s annual cybersecurity awareness campaign that takes place each October across Europe. CERT-EU supports the various information technology security teams in defending against cyber threats and facilitates information-sharing and incident response for EU institutions, bodies, and agencies.