European Parliament
Belgium ALDE


Tanguy Gerniers

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Policy Statement

Committee: European Parliament

Delegation: Belgium ALDE

Delegate: Tanguy Gerniers

Concerning the issue: EAW & EU cybersecurity policies.

Cybertechnology has become the backbone of our economy and is a critical resource all economic sectors rely on. However, digital threats are evolving fast with 300% more ransomware attacks and a 500% stronger economic impact of cybercrime on the EU since 2015, resulting in over 80% of EU companies being cyber-attacked at least once last year and leading to surveys suggesting that cyber-attacks are considered priority threats to national security by worldwide citizens. Following the Wannacry & Petya cyber-attacks, a ...