Conference of Launching the Strategy and Policies Studies – SPOS 2017

On February 28, 2018, the European Institute of Romania (IER) in partnership with Ministry of European Affairs – MAE, Romania, organized Conference of Launching the Strategic Studies and Policies – SPOS 2017, at the Romanian Academy Library. RAISA – The Romanian Association for Information Security Assurance was represented at this event by Mr. Assoc.Prof.Dr. Ioan-Cosmin MIHAI – RAISA Vice President, as coordinator of the study “Current Challenges in the Field of Cybersecurity – Impact and Romania’s Contribution in the Field”.

The SPOS 2017 project, reached its 12th edition, involved the realization of a new series of studies to support the process of elaborating Romania’s policies in the post-accession period. Four research themes were included in the edition of 2017:

  • 1. The Impact of Romania’s Accession to the European Union on the Romanian Economy. Sectoral analysis (industry, agriculture, services, etc.);
  • 2. Romania – provider of expertise in democratic transition for the Eastern Partnership and Western Balkan countries;
  • 3. Romania and the Single Digital Market of the European Union. Opportunities and challenges;
  • 4. Current challenges in the field of cyber security – the impact and contribution of Romania in the field.

The study “Current Challenges in the Field of Cybersecurity – Impact and Romania’s Contribution in the Field”, coordinated by Mr. Assoc.Prof.Dr. Ioan-Cosmin MIHAI, has as its objective general analysis of the current challenges in the area of ​​cyber space, identifying itself threats, vulnerabilities and risks to cyber security. Capacity is being studied Romania’s response to the threats present in the virtual environment, both at national level and at the level European and regional level.

The project’s specific objectives are identifying and classifying vulnerabilities and risks present in cyberspace, analysis of evolution and structure of cyber attacks, identification good practices on preventing and limiting the effects of these attacks, Romania’s preparation for counteracting the risks and challenges present in cyberspace, the analysis of public-private cooperation in the field of cyber security and the proposal cyber security policies on harmonizing the Romanian regulatory framework with European recommendations in the field.

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