(“The European watch on cybersecurity & privacy”) is the European observatory of research and innovation in the field of cybersecurity and privacy, funded under the European Commission's H2020 programme. It addresses the DS-05 call by defining and promoting a pragmatic approach to implement and maintain a Project Hub to monitor R&I initiatives on cybersecurity and privacy for EU, National and Associated Countries projects.

The project introduced the European Project Radar, a unique and single entry point for updated information on EU R&I projects and where they sit in the European cybersecurity and privacy landscape.

It also contributes to making the Digital Single Market a safer place by promoting the uptake and understanding of cutting-edge cybersecurity and privacy services that emerge from Research and Innovation initiatives across Europe through the cybersecurity & privacy Marketplace.

Improving Cybersecurity in Europe: Online resources for Research and Business delivered by has come a long way since the project began back in Spring 2017. The cybersecurity landscape in Europe was a very different and quite fragmented place: The NIS Directive had not long been adopted, ECSO and its WGs were holding their first meetings and the GDPR was still to come into force. Since then, the landscape has evolved and throughout this and its partners have been monitoring, engaging, and contributing directly to the wide-range of measures the EU has adopted to shield the European Digital Single Market and protect infrastructure, governments, businesses and citizens.

With a number of sustainable assets, officially closed at the end of July 2021. However, with a number of results which will continue to live on, project partners are making sure the project leaves a lasting legacy which will continue to contribute to this evolving landscape.

The consortium led by Trust-IT Services and is made up of key players in the European landscape with expertise in: research (Oxford University); SME networks (AEI Ciberseguridad and Digital SME Alliance); Policy making (Conceptivity); Privacy (ICT Legal Consulting); and risk management (AON).

Read the full article to learn more about the lasting legacy of the project.
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  • May 01 2017
    Jul 31 2021
  • Advanced Digital Skills
  • Cybersecurity
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