L3CE at National Cyber Security Forum: NIS2 Directive Adoption

April 10, 2024,  INFOBALT, the largest national association of ICT organizations, organised the highly anticipated “National Cyber Security Forum: NIS2 Directive Adoption”. The event aimed to introduce the NIS2 directive and its adoption perspectives to both the public and private sectors of Lithuania.

The main goal of the forum was to offer insights into the NIS2 directive, shedding light on its implications for various types of organizations. Moreover, the aim was to motivate national stakeholders to kickstart actionable measures immediately following the event.

Additionally, an interactive session was organized to foster discussions specifically focused on enhancing the resilience of both the private and public sectors against cyber attacks.

With an overwhelming response, the conference attracted over 200 participants, showcasing a keen interest in understanding the NIS2 directive and its potential impact on organizational finances, processes and resourses.

In the light of this, L3CE introduced the EU instruments aligned with the goals of the NIS2 Directive, offering support to the most vulnerable segment of business entities, SMEs.

  • The CYSSME www.cyssme.eu project offers targeted assistance, employing an efficient and subsidized approach tailored to the specific cyber challenges and risk profiles faced by small businesses.
  • Meanwhile, the EAGLE www.projecteagle.eu project delivers free training sessions to over 100 SMEs, covering crucial topics such as cybersecurity, cyber threats, and cybercrime.
  • Additionally, DIH4Lithuania www.edih4lt.lt project offers training, educational programs, and digitalization services catered to the industry and SMEs in Western Lithuania.
  • REWIRE www.rewireproject.eu project developed a set of trainings based on ENISA European Cybersecurity Skills Framework and made them available for wider audience.

With over 4000 Lithuanian organizations set to be impacted by the NIS2 directive.  Thus, consolidation of existing tools, initiatives, projects and expertise in the field could significantly help in streamlining this challenging process and minimizing disruptions to business activities.