Presentation on theme: "ENISA Cyber Security Strategies Workshop November 27, 2014 Brussels"— Presentation transcript:
1 ENISA Cyber Security Strategies Workshop November 27, 2014 Brussels Cyber security policy in Latvia: coordination, strategy, and prioritiesENISA Cyber Security Strategies WorkshopNovember 27, 2014Brussels
2 OUTLINE Coordination Strategy Key areas of action Action Plan Priorities- LV Presidency
3 COORDINATION Ministry of Defence – national coordinator for cyber security and cyber defenceoversees national CSIRT unit («CERT.LV»);supervises national legislation and law on IT security;chairs National IT Security Council.
4 - National IT Security Council Established to co-ordinate the planning and implementation of policy, tasks, and measures;Key institution for state and private actors to exchange information, cooperate and coordinate policy making and implementation;Meetings are held every two months.
5 STRATEGYOverarching goal – a secure and reliable cyberspace, which ensures continuous supply of servicesOutlines priorities for 2014 – 2018In partnership with other ministries (9) and NGO’s (7)Approved by the Government on January 21Action plan adopted on July 9
6 - Key areas of ActionGovernance and organization – national, state owned, critical and human resourcesRule of law and cybercrimeCrisis managementEducation and awarenessInternational cooperation
7 - Action Plan Governance and organization: National cyber security – 9 actionsState owned ICT – 8 actionsHuman resources – 5 actionsCritical infrastructure – 5 actions# Strengthen capacity of CERT.LV# Perform national risk assessment# Advance cyber security standards within govt. systems# Develop ICT profession standards
8 - Action Plan2. Rule of law and cybercrime – 8 actions # Improve legal basis for categorizing the systems, their tasks, responsibilities # Synchronize terminology # Educate law enforcement, forensics structures
9 - Action Plan 3. Crisis management – 15 actions #Establish Cyber Defence Guard#Perform trainings and exercises to improve coordination among institutions# Create infrastructure for communication in crisis situations
10 - Action Plan4. Education, research and awareness – 9 actions # Create master programme in Cyber Security Management # Raise users’ awareness – children, schools, general public # Promote innovations and research in academic environment
11 - Action Plan 5. International cooperation – 9 actions # Support international efforts in enhancing mutual trust and cooperation# Strengthening of regional cooperation with Nordic and Baltic partners# Participate in regional and international exercises
12 PRIORITIESDuring Latvian Presidency in the Council of the EU, Cyber Security is recognized as a priority onthe political levelthe practical level«global cyber attacks may be directed against Latvia»LT PRES experience
13 Political prioritiesDigital priority – one of TOP 3 LV PRES priorities – includes:Trust in the digital single market;E – governance;A safe and secure cyberspaceemphasis on motivating small and medium enterprises to create a secure digital environment;propose a debate on responsible disclosure.
14 Main platforms & events Friends of Presidency on Cyber IssuesTELECOM WP on NIS DirectiveCyber Defence seminar in Germany, MarchDigital Agenda Assembly in Riga, June;# Workshop with ENISA on Cloud Computing;CERT’s meeting in Riga (1st meeting in Venice).The Hague Conference (16-17 April)EC’s Conference on EU CSS (3 March).
15 Cyber security policy in Latvia: coordination, strategy and priorities Elīna Neimane, National Cyber Security Policy Coordination Section Ministry of Defence, Latvia