At a public meeting in Strasbourg, MEPs on Thursday called for increased cooperation at the EU level on public cyber security policy and cyber capabilities.
The report, adopted by the MEPs, emphasizes the need to create a strong and deep European Security Union, to define the current fragmentation and problem of global cyber architecture within the Union and to define a common vision to guarantee security and stability in cyberspace. .
“In recent years, there has been a continuous growth in malicious cyber activities. The EU and its member states must strengthen their security capabilities to successfully respond to these cyber threats. This is why it is necessary to strengthen cooperation between member states and EU institutions, NATO, the United States and other strategic partners.“, Says MEP Urmas Paet.
Therefore, the report recommends the creation of a joint cyber security unit to regulate the adequate distribution of information between unions, organizations and organizations and to promote a faster and more secure information network.
MEPs welcome the European Commission’s action plan on integration between the civil, aerospace and defense industries, as cyber security capabilities often have two dimensions (civil and military), while recalling the close dependence of these three sectors on cyber security. Security.
In addition, MEPs believe that the EU should be technically independent, innovate and invest more in cyber security skills and personnel.
They call for joint and coordinated responses to cyber attacks, which NATO calls for, so that these responses can be met with sanctions.