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EIT Digital creates Security Operations Centre to tackle cyber-attacks

Created June 12, 2017

Cyber attacks against critical infrastructures can have significant impact and cause material and financial losses. For example, such an attack against an electricity network, made in December 2016 in Ukraine, caused a major blackout, a type of event with an estimated average cost of €20 million per hour. The Innovation Activity of EIT Digital works for developing a cloud based Security Operations Centre for detecting and responding to attacks made against critical infrastructures.

The EIT Digital “Security Operations Centre for Critical Infrastructures” Innovation Activity focuses on protecting critical infrastructures against so called advanced persistent threats. These threats are executed over a long period of time by skilled attackers with significant resources at their disposal.

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