Athens At The Center Of European Cyber Security Strategy

ENISA’s headquarters in AthensENISA

Last January ENISA released its annual report with the ’15 top cyber threats and trends’ in Europe. The European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) is a center of network and information security expertise for the E.U., its Member states, the private sector and European citizens. Its prime concern is to provide recommendations on cybersecurity, support policy development and its implementation and collaborate with operational teams throughout Europe.

Despite the fact that ENISA has had its headquarters in Greece since 2003, in 2017 there were negotiations to transfer the seat of the Agency elsewhere. A few months ago the Greek government signed a new seat agreement which sets down the arrangements for the operation of ENISA in Greece and puts behind the possibility of leaving the country. The agreement laid the foundations for further development of the Agency against cyber-attacks worldwide and it

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