The aim this project is to enhance the cyber resilience of the Western Balkans in compliance with EU acquis and best practices by improving cybersecurity prevention, preparedness and response of relevant public and private stakeholders in the Western Balkans countries Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, and Serbia.
The action consists of four components.
- Cybersecurity governance and awareness
The activities in this component are aimed at strengthening organisational skills and mandates of public institutions on cybersecurity and improving capacities and mechanisms for cooperation.
- Legal framework, cyber norms, and international law
The activities in this component are aimed at operationalizing understanding of public institutions on EU acquis related to cybersecurity, cyber norms and international law.
- Risk and crisis management
The activities in this component are aimed at establishing and strengthening cyber risk and crisis management mechanisms.
The activities in this component are aimed at increasing operational capacities of Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRTs) in cyber incident management.