Cyber attacks are not just military events, they can also affect energy supply, healthcare, telecommunications, online communications, and many other infrastructures that determine the daily lives of the citizens. In this article, Matteo Merialdo, ECHO’s project manager, reports not only on the challenges of cybersecurity in Europe, but also on the objectives and achievements of the ECHO project. ‘Launching cyberattacks is cheaper than buying fighter jets,’ said Merialdo. ‘Yet they can still do quite a lot of damage.’

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