Vocational Education recources to develop cyber security skills
âThe context of the project is explained by several data and actions carried out at the European and international level. According to a recent report released by Intel Security, called “Hacking the Skills Shortage”, there will be 1 million to 2 million unfilled cyber-security jobs worldwide by 2019.
It is in the EU's strategic interest to ensure that the technological tools of cybersecurity are developed in a way that allows the digital economy to flourish, while also protecting our security, society and democracy. This includes the protection of critical hardware and software. To reinforce the EU's cybersecurity capacity, the Commission and the High Representative are proposing, among other priorities and actions to address the skills gap in cyber defence. With this objective, the EU will create a cyber-defence training and education platform in 2018.
Our project therefore lies within the different initiatives carried out to build a cybersecurity capacity in Europe, at national and international level, and feeds from the momentum cybersecurity is having in the European agenda by addressing these detected needs:
With this project we intend to achieve the following aims:
In order to achieve the mentioned aims, the target groups of the project will be: