PRESS RELEASE – ECSO WELCOMES 19 NEW MEMBERS
The European PPP on cybersecurity is growing
The Board of Directors of ECSO (European Cyber Security Organisation), welcomed on Wednesday 21st March, 19 new members to take part into the European Public-Private Partnership on cybersecurity.
CITI Bank, User
CEID – Center for Euro Atlantic Integration and Democracy, RTO
CETIC – Centre d’Excellence en Technologies de l’Information et de la Communication, RTO
Alexandra Institute, RTO
Mandat International, RTO
JSI - Jozef Stefan Institute, RTO
CYBELIUS, Micro SME
EURISCO, Micro SME
DIGITAL EQUIPMENT COMMUNICATION – DEC, Micro SME
RHEINMETALL, Large Company
LEGAI Technological Center / APPLUS Laboratories, Large company
NCSA - National Cyber Security Authority, Public Administration (GR)
Vinnova, Public Administration (SE)
BIPT – Belgian Institute for Post and Telecommunication, Public Administration (BE)
SEGA - Bulgarian State eGovernment Agency, Public Administration (BG)
Regional Council of Central Finland, Region
ECSO now counts 230 members across 28 countries including 21 Associations, 70 Large companies, 20 Public Administrations, 6 Regional clusters, 62 RTO/Universities and 52 SMEs from all sizes.
Since its establishment in June 2016 with 132 members, ECSO continues to grow in size and importance. It remains a privileged partner to the European Commission providing a unique insight to hot political dossier on cybersecurity (Cybersecurity Act, ENISA mandate, European Certification Framework, next Multi-Annual Financial Framework discussions, Network of Competence Centres and a Cybersecurity Research and Competence Centre), and strategic recommendations on Research and Innovation priorities for Europe under the H2020 Framework Programme.
The European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO) ASBL is a fully self-financed non-for-profit organisation under the Belgian law, established in June 2016.
ECSO represents the contractual counterpart to the European Commission for the implementation of the Cyber Security contractual Public-Private Partnership (cPPP). ECSO members include a wide variety of stakeholders such as large companies, SMEs and Start-ups, research centres, universities, clusters and association as well as European Member State’s local, regional and national administrations, countries part of the European Economic Area (EEA) and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) and H2020 associated countries.
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