Cyber4Dev is funded by the European Union.
The overall objective (impact) of the action is to allow the citizens of developing countries enjoy the digital dividends of an open, free, secure and resilient cyberspace.
The specific objective (outcome)of the action is to increase the cyber resilience of third countries while promoting an inclusive multi-stakeholder and rights-based approach and ensuring compliance with the rule of law and good governance principles.
Output 1: Strengthened Cybersecurity Policy, Strategical, and Coordination Frameworks
Increased awareness of decision-makers on cyber security issues and facilitation of adoption and implementation of consistent, holistic and actionable national cybersecurity strategies in priority countries. The engagement in this field shall be based on a multi-stakeholder and rights-based approach that promotes the establishment of appropriate coordination frameworks and structures amongst public sector entities themselves and also with the private sector and civil society, both at policy and operational levels, while ensuring compliance with the rule of law and good governance principles.
Output 2: Increased Cybersecurity Incident Response Capabilities
Increased local operational capacities to adequately prevent, respond to and address cyber security incidents through strengthened Computer Security Incident Response Teams and improved formal and informal cooperation in the national cyberecosystem of priority countries.
Output 3: Fostered Networks of Cyber Expertise and Cooperation
Intensified awareness of associate countries and promotion of cybersecurity good practices globally on the basis of EU expertise and increased trust and enhanced regional, trans-regional and international cooperation on cyber security issues through the promotion of formal and informal networks for sharing of best practices and incident information.