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European Commission publishes ‘Cybersecurity Toolkit’ to raise awareness on cyber-risks and build preparedness in the transport sector

The European Commission published on 16 December 2020 its Cybersecurity Toolkit, a repository of tips and recommended practices to enhance cybersecurity and cyber-resilience in the transport sector.

General publications20 July 2021
Cybersecurity toolkit
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    română
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With one in eight European businesses affected by cyberattacks in 2019, cybersecurity is becoming a growing concern for companies. Yet, many employees remain insufficiently aware of the risks, and their actions – for instance opening an unverified email attachment – may sometimes inadvertently open the door to attackers.

Against this background, the ‘transport cybersecurity toolkit’ aims at contributing to greater levels of cyber-awareness and cyber-hygiene, with a specific focus on the transport sector. It addresses transport organisations, regardless of their size and domain of activity.

Concretely, the toolkit contains basic information on four threats that may affect transport organisations: malware diffusion, denial of service, unauthorised access and theft, and software manipulation.

For each of those threats, the toolkit lists good mitigating practices, which are relevant for all transport staff, regardless of their occupation.

The toolkit also contains a more advanced level, which provides information that is particularly relevant for security and cybersecurity professionals in transport organisations. This advanced level is organised by transport mode: air, maritime and land. For each transport mode, the toolkit provides guidance on identifying, protecting, detecting and responding to cyber-threats.

The toolkit is aligned with other European Commission initiatives aimed at enhancing cybersecurity in Europe, such as the proposal for a Directive on measures for a high common level of cybersecurity across the Union and the EU’s Cybersecurity Strategy for the Digital Decade.

Next steps

To support its dissemination to the widest audience possible, the Commission plans to translate the toolkit, currently available in English, into other languages in the course of 2021. Transport companies are invited to disseminate the toolkit internally.

General publications20 July 2021
Cybersecurity toolkit
Cybersecurity toolkit
English
(30.92 MB - PDF)
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  • Cybersecurity toolkit
    български
    (6.65 MB - PDF)
    Download
  • Cybersecurity toolkit
    español
    (6.6 MB - PDF)
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  • Cybersecurity toolkit
    čeština
    (6.6 MB - PDF)
    Download
  • Cybersecurity toolkit
    dansk
    (6.58 MB - PDF)
    Download
  • Cybersecurity toolkit
    Deutsch
    (6.58 MB - PDF)
    Download
  • Cybersecurity toolkit
    eesti
    (6.57 MB - PDF)
    Download
  • Cybersecurity toolkit
    ελληνικά
    (6.62 MB - PDF)
    Download
  • Cybersecurity toolkit
    français
    (6.59 MB - PDF)
    Download
  • Cybersecurity toolkit
    hrvatski
    (6.61 MB - PDF)
    Download
  • Cybersecurity toolkit
    italiano
    (6.57 MB - PDF)
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  • Cybersecurity toolkit
    latviešu
    (6.61 MB - PDF)
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  • Cybersecurity toolkit
    lietuvių
    (6.58 MB - PDF)
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  • Cybersecurity toolkit
    magyar
    (6.61 MB - PDF)
    Download
  • Cybersecurity toolkit
    Malti
    (6.61 MB - PDF)
    Download
  • Cybersecurity toolkit
    Nederlands
    (6.58 MB - PDF)
    Download
  • Cybersecurity toolkit
    polski
    (6.61 MB - PDF)
    Download
  • Cybersecurity toolkit
    português
    (6.58 MB - PDF)
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  • Cybersecurity toolkit
    română
    (6.6 MB - PDF)
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  • Cybersecurity toolkit
    slovenčina
    (6.6 MB - PDF)
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  • Cybersecurity toolkit
    slovenščina
    (6.59 MB - PDF)
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  • Cybersecurity toolkit
    suomi
    (6.57 MB - PDF)
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  • Cybersecurity toolkit
    svenska
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General publications20 July 2021
Cybersecurity-awareness poster
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