Towards a more consistent level of cyber defence capabilities across the EU, an article wrote by Jorge DOMECQ, Chief Executive of European Defence Agency (EDA)
(The European Files are co organizer of the ECD)
“No single country is capable of facing the wide range of today’s security challenges in a full and comprehensive manner on its own. This is especially true in the case of cyber threats. Whether as part of a hostile hybrid campaign, or as an isolated malicious attack, cyber threats have the potential to severely and negatively impact a country’s security. As they operate across borders, they must be tackled in a similar manner. Budgetary constraints may impose limitations, and therefore lead to either defence capability shortfalls or obsolete technologies. Combining efforts and resources through defence cooperation is a clear solution to this, ensuring the availability of the right capabilities for Member States. The necessity for broader defence cooperation at the EU level and the need to work collaboratively to bridge defence capability gaps were indeed among the key motivations for the establishment of the European Defence Agency [read more] “.