New insights and developments
There were seven presentations on the agenda, covering various aspects of cybersecurity. Belgian speakers dealt with the topic of geopolitical impact on coast guard structure and activities and introduced the Centre for Cybersecurity Belgium and the brand new Cyber Command, which is part of the Ministry of Defence. Furthermore, EMSA (European Maritime Safety Agency) spoke of its new “cyber task force" and the training that it will set up about cybersecurity for maritime inspectors, EFCA (European Fishery Control Agency) in turn made a presentation on the growing concerns about cyber threats in fisheries. Maritime cybersecurity exercises, the latest research on maritime cybersecurity and, finally, the French Maritime Computer Emergency Response Team were also presented.
During the last conference day, Eurocontrol presented how it deals with GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) interferences for the aeronautical domain, in order to learn from each other's expertises. Then the working group discussed the possible orientations for the group in the near or mid-term future and elected a new chairman.