CERT-RO launches the Enhanced National Cyber Security Services and Capabilities for Interoperability eCSI project

The eCSI Project: Roadmap to Enhanced Cooperation in Cyber Security event is held today, February 14 at the Impact Hub in Bucharest. The event marks the launch of the Enhanced National Cyber Security Services and Capabilities for Interoperability – eCSI project, implemented by CERT-RO. The Secretary of State in the Ministry of Communications and Information Society Ms. Manuela Catrina and the General Director of CERT-RO, Cătălin Aramă, held the opening adress. The subsequent discussions were moderated by the Deputy General Director of CERT-RO, Mircea Grigoraș.
The eCSI project, co-financed through the Connecting Europe Facility Europe Facility (CEF) Telecom Work Programme 2015 (C(2015) 7381), benefits from a 869.000 euro grant and aims to extend CERT-RO cyber security capabilities and services it offers at a national level. The project will connect CERT-RO with the European cooperation platform and contribute to the compliance process mandated by the EU Directive on Security of Network and Information Systems (NIS Directive). The implementation phase will be two years long.
The project kick-off event aims to facilitate dialogue with cyber security specialists from companies and institutions under the NIS umbrella. It specifically fosters concrete means of cooperation in information and data exchange platforms, data formats and interfaces, as well as recommended software tools.
The event will gather representatives from NIS-specific national authorities and companies, internet service providers, academia and cyber security specialists.
Person of contact: Cătălin Pătrașcu – Project Manager (tel. no. 031 6202187, fax 031 6202190, e-mail catalin.patrascu@cert.ro)