D8.1. Guidelines for Cybersecurity Training Programme across EU (Intermediate)

Gustavo González-Granadillo
2020 Zenodo  
This document provides an analysis on the most relevant external factors that impact the cybersecurity and maritime sectors in Europe. The first part of the analysis focuses on the Political, Economic, Social, Technological, Environmental and Legal (PESTEL) factors affecting directly or indirectly the cybersecurity and maritime domains. In addition, a stakeholder analysis is presented where three main stakeholder groups are identified: cybersecurity, shipping, and port. For each of them,
more » ... l and external key stakeholders are identified including consortium partners and external organizations (e.g., clients, providers, competitors, etc.) in the cybersecurity and maritime domain. Furthermore, an analysis of the current cybersecurity and maritime situation in Europe, is presented in the deliverable by focusing on the national strategies and plans developed by several European countries. The Cyber-MAR ecosystem analysis aims to identifying aspects related to the regulatory framework, initiatives, challenges and existing gaps in both, the cybersecurity and the maritime industries. As a result, although the PESTEL analysis indicates that most studied factors fall into the Positive (P) or Very Positive (+P) categories, factors such as global political conflicts, the EU current economic situation, the cybersecurity maturity in the EU, climate change, and environmental challenges (COVID-19) are among the potential negative factors to be considered as threats in Cyber-MAR. In addition, the stakeholder analysis performed in CyberMAR positions key stakeholders into four main categories: key players, context setters, crowd and subjects, for which strategies are proposed to manage and meet their needs. Finally, among the challenges identified in the Cyber-MAR ecosystem analysis, the lack of cybersecurity awareness, lack of qualified personnel and poor bilateral/multilateral collaboration appear to be common in most studied countries. Several initiatives have been identified in both sectors, with the National Cybersecurity [...]
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5036573 fatcat:g2tfoqug6zge7mdwwopozda43m