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CyberSANE joins the European Cluster for Securing Critical Infrastructures (ECSCI)

Aiming to maximise its impact while actively collaborating with different research initiatives and projects, CyberSANE project has recently become a new member of the European Cluster for Securing Critical Infrastructures (ECSCI).

Blog post: Web crawlers, data mining and extraction of knowledge from news articles and Dark Web

Our partner, Matej Kovačič, PhD at Jožef Stefan Institute, is the author of the latest Blog Post of CyberSANE project "Web crawlers, data mining and extraction of knowledge from news articles and Dark Web".

This Blog Post focuses on specific aspects of the DarkNet component which make possible to preventively detect attacks and support security analysts to effectively protect Critical Information Infrastructures, mainly through:

How can the solution offered by M-Sec help solve current IoT security issues in hyper-connected smart cities?

M-Sec released a white paper that acts as a guide to inform readers about the main IoT security issues faced nowadays and proposes concrete solutions to these problems

Smart Home and remote health services

Health services in the European Economic Area (EEA) address many stakeholder, like round 1.8 million health professionals and 7.3 million nurses and midwives, working in thousands of hospitals and clinics in 28 Member States (MS). EEA counts 500+ million citizens and with this, potential patients. A huge IT-system is need in different institution, like at the family doctor’s office, at the pharmacist, at the insurance organization, at the hospitals and for a broad range of emergency service provider.

On 28 January, it was Data Protection Day, an annual celebration of privacy and data protection commemorating the date that Convention 108 of the Council of Europe was first opened for signature.

GEIGER: Providing new tool for small businesses to fight cyberattacks

GEIGER makes cybersecurity more approachable to MSEs without expertise in digital security issues. In comparison to threat communication by CSIRTs and CERTs, GEIGER offers sensors to the MSE that allow a high degree of personalisation, and consequently, recommendations that are easier to understand and apply.

SWForum.eu Launches Podcast!

SWForum.eu has just released their first Podcast, An Introduction to SWForum.eu, which is available on all major platforms. The first episode features the SWForum.eu Coordinator Leire Orue-Echevarria as she speaks about the challenges being faced, the objectives of the initiative and its expected impacts.

#CybersecMonth: Let’s talk about digital security!

October marks Cyber Security Month, and we took this chance to talk about what cyber threats we face every day and how we could avoid them. It might seem that cyber attacks are far away from us or our business and present the greatest danger only for large corporations. Unfortunately, the statistics say otherwise. Almost half of all the threats strike small businesses. The most common attacks among them are web-based and social engineering attacks, as well as phishing.

From yoga studio owner to app provider and GEIGER ambassador

e-abo is a Swiss startup offering an affordable solution for course administration. As a member of the GEIGER project consortium, e-abo will have the possibility to evaluate the level of cybersecurity risks of their business, and to eliminate any potential threats, all while contributing to the development of the GEIGER framework and tools by bringing in the small business perspective.

Security Research About Phishing

During the recent pandemic and the unprecedented changes in the way the world operates, there is an increase in email use (app. 20% increase in opening rates) that correspondingly increases the risk of a cyberattack.



The pandemic has shown the importance of international supply chains and how dependent we are. Attacks in the virtual space may have an increasing impact on supplies in our analogue world.