The second plenary meeting of PHOENIX was successfully held at INTRASOFT International SA at Athens, Greece on 4th and 5th Feb 2020. The meeting was attended by the consortium partners and the EU Commission Project Officer. The two days saw interesting presentations and discussions about PHOENIX platform architecture, underlying technologies and the upcoming real-life large scale pilots .
Project PHOENIX was invited to present at the first Secure Societies “project to policy” kick-off seminar organized by REA B4, together with DG CNECT and DG HOME at Brussles on 31 Jan 2020. With an aim to understand the relevant policy drivers and integrate them into the project from the start, Farhan Sahito, Ph.D. presented a view into how PHOENIX will contribute to the implementation of EU policies.
The PHOENIX project objectives, expected impact and technology were introduced by Farhan Sahito (Project Coordinator, Capgemini) and Wafa Ben Jaballah (Thales Group) to the attendees of Capgemini annual Analyst and Advisor Day at Capgemini 147, Issy Les Moulineaux, France on 4 Dec 2019. The event was attended by 31 analysts and advisors from 21 different companies. Among other guests were IDC analysts, Forrester, Gartner, Teknowlogy Group, Markess, as well as consulting firms such as ISG.
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EE-ISAC helps utilities to improve the cyber security and resilience of their grid by enabling trust-based data and information sharing. EE-ISAC is a joint initiative of 4 major European utility companies together with universities, governmental bodies and technology providers.
Paris 2019 will see an energy trilemma of security, equity and sustainability across an end-to-end European energy experience.
This three-day event focuses on multiple security-oriented research areas that have been identified as of high priority by EU. MSE2019 embraces the need for a trust-based, multilateral and cross-sectoral cooperation among the community of Security R&D stakeholders in the European Union. MSE2019 is not only an event but an active inter-national community integrating the experience and transferring the knowledge of experts and professionals.
The PHOENIX project held a successful kick-off meeting at Capgemini headquarters in Issy Les Moulineaux, Paris, France on 12 and 13 September 2019. The aim of PHOENIX, funded by the European Commission through the programme Horizon 2020, is to develop cyber-shield armour to the European Electrical Power and Energy System (EPES) infrastructure. It focusses on protection of EPES via prevention, early detection and fast mitigation of cyberattacks.
Led by Capgemini Technology Services CIS France, the PHOENIX consortium brings together twenty-four partners from ten EU member states and associated countries. Representatives of nine European energy utilities, end-user organisations, industry, SMEs, research and academia from France, Greece, Germany, Slovenia, Romania, Italy, Luxemburg, Slovenia, Finland and Norway (Associated country) comprise the project consortium. PHOENIX will run for thirty-six months and is sponsored by EU via a grant of 8 Million Euros.
The European Commission’s Research Executive Agency was represented in the meeting by the PHOENIX’s project and legal officers. Dr. Farhan Sahito, PHOENIX Project Coordinator and Director of Cyber Innovation at Capgemini outlined the main objectives of the project and explained that the project results will enable a cooperative detection of large scale, cyber-human security and privacy incidents and attacks. The outcomes of the project will guarantee the continuity of operations and minimize cascading effects in the infrastructure itself, the environment, the citizens and the end-users at reasonable cost.