The French National Pilot Committee for Digital Ethics publishes “Ethics Reflections and warning points on digital ethics issues in situations of acute health crisis”

Especially in a context of cybersecurity and privacy, many of us are on some level concerned with ethic issues that arise from digital technologies. Whereas ethical deliberations typically require a long-term process, in times of crisis immediate ethical issues arise. The French National Pilot Committee for Digital Ethics reflects on ethical issues in time critical situations, such as the recent COVID-19 pandemic. Besides providing a frame to discuss these issues, it also provides a number of...
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IoT Cybersecurity Moocs on offer in the Inria Learning Lab

The Inria Learning Lab designs MOOCs in computer science and provides its expertise for the creation of pedagogical resources. Closely connected to the Sparta “High-assurance intelligent infrastructure toolkit” (HAII-T), two MOOCS are on offer that help secure IoT infrastructures. Within a series of MOOCS on Privacy Protection, this year’s session is dedicated to privacy protection in complex IoT environments. Additionally, the MOOC “Internet of Things with Microcontrollers: a hands-on course...
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Launch of the CyberSchool Rennes

Sparta partners Inria and IMT are among the founding members of the CyberSchool in Rennes that will kick-off this September, welcoming its first batch of master’s (initial and continuing training) and doctorate students. It is setup to attract the best students, through a prestigious offer of excellence and collaboration with renowned international institutions. These are all assets to cultivate Rennes’ excellence in cybersecurity and allow CyberSchool to count itself among the most complete ...
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SPARTA DAY & Brokerage Event

The SPARTA project, as Pilot of the European Union’s Cybersecurity Competence Network, has organized its SPARTA Day and brokerage event to present its first year’s results and ease cooperation among the SPARTA partners, associate and friends (i.e. the SPARTA partnership currently with more than 120 organizations involved).

The SPARTA event featured key project achievements, including project publications and deliverables. SPARTA focuses on improving cybersecurity R&I in Europe by creatin...
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Partnership: Brokerage Event

SPARTA invites all to its SPARTA (Remote) Day & Brokerage Event. The SPARTA (Remote) Day will be held online on the morning of 22nd June from 9h30 to 13h. This event will show a quick overview of SPARTA Partnership, Programs and Roadmap.

The afternoon of 22nd June will be the first SPARTA Brokerage Event. It will be open to SPARTA Partners, Associates and Friends and will showcase presentations from SPARTA Associates as well as a concrete brokerage event. The brokerage event should be ...
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The Road after SPARTA DAY #3

One of the main goals of the Roadmap Committee is to develop and implement a common European cybersecurity research and innovation (R&I) roadmap.

The roadmap received a positive review during the SPARTA Days in Brussels. Generally, the review has evaluated SPARTA’s efforts to become the main guideline for European decision-makers and the European Commission (EC) with regard to defining and supporting future projects and investments in cybersecurity. Our vision of this guideline embodies ...
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Report on simulation-based competence development around cybersecurity in Europe

As a result of the collaboration between the European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO) and the Cyber Competence Network we are pleased to present the report on simulation-based competence development around cybersecurity in Europe, based on survey responses received over the course of September and November 2019. The report focuses on how organisations in Europe currently address competence development through simulations, exercises etc. and how to deliver solutions and recommendations bett...
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Ep.5 - SPARTA TALKS 🎙 Everyone matters

In the fifth episode in the SPARTA series, we speak with Ralf Lindner, Head of the Competence Center Policy and Society at Fraunhofer in Germany, Elisabete Carreira from INOV in Portugal, Fabio Martinelli from CNR in Italy and we wrap up with Gabi Dreo from CODE in Germany. Together we look at everyone’s role in ensuring the success of the SPARTA project.

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Ep.4 - SPARTA TALKS 🎙 Reforming cybersecurity in the EU through SPARTA project

In this episode we once again take an in-depth look at the SPARTA project which has been underway for over a year. Listen to project partners Hervé Debar from IMT in Paris and Jan Hajný from the Brno University of Technology. Both speak about their individual roles in reforming cybersecurity in the EU through the SPARTA project.

This project has received funding from the European Union‘s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 830892

More >> Webinar: Free Cybersecurity Training with customised Learning Paths will be helding a Free Cybersecurity Training with customised Learning Paths webinar, on the 22 of April.

“This webinar on 22.04.2020 zooms in on the Capacity Building Platform, a risk-centric, practical approach to cybersecurity, designed to train employees at various levels, from basic knowledge for non-IT staff to vulnerability and threat analysts, all the way up to decision-making IT professionals, such as information security risk managers, heads of informati...
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