Cybersecurity Rapid Response for Albania, Montenegro and North Macedonia

Albania | Montenegro | North Macedonia
Albania | Montenegro | North Macedonia
08/2022 - 07/2024
2 600 000 €
Project manager
Funded by
European Union

A digital society with its assets and services cannot safely exist without a solid cybersecurity framework. Within the EU-supported project “Cybersecurity Rapid Response project for Albania, Montenegro and North Macedonia” eGA experts contribute to the improvement of cyber resilience in compliance with EU acquis and best practice for these beneficiaries. The primary beneficiaries are public sector cybersecurity stakeholders in Albania, Montenegro and North Macedonia.

The outcome of the action is strengthened governance structures and improved cybersecurity incident and risk management of Albania, Montenegro and North Macedonia

The project covers the following main activities to achieve the goals:  

  • Providing support for the establishment of a functional governance model for cybersecurity and protection of critical infrastructure; 
  • Giving advice on how to adjust the normative-legislative framework on cybersecurity; 
  • Supporting the improvement of Computer Security Incident Response Teams’ organisational and technical capacity; 
  • Strengthening CSIRTs’ professional training and community building; 
  • Developing technical skills of cybersecurity experts of governmental agencies and critical service providers through technical cybersecurity exercises 

Media and news:

  • Digital Government podcast episode on cyberattacks in the Western Balkans. Listen HERE
  • Presidents of Estonia and Albania visit the regional cyber exercise. Read more HERE
  • Project launch press release
  • Video overview of the eventful regional cyber exercise in Albania

    • Video conclusion of the project activities

  • Montenegro Elections Cybersecurity Report published. Read more HERE
  • Western Balkan Digital Security panel at Tallinn Digital Summit. Read more HERE
Watch the panel:

Listen to the podcast or read the blog here: