Today, 23rd November 2022, a new National Cybersecurity Strategy was unveiled at the ‘Digital Malta’ Conference.
This conference delved into four important strategies for Malta, whereby all fall under the Digital Malta Strategy, one of which is the National Cybersecurity Strategy. The event hosted an in-depth presentation and a string of panel discussions which included representatives from both private and public sectors.
A panel made up of Mr Alan Decelis, Ing. Antoine Sciberras, Mr Jonathan Cassar, Mr Matthew Yeomans, Ms Corinne Casha, and Assistant Commissioner Dennis Theuma, and moderated by Ms Katia Bonello discussed ‘How will cybersecurity protect you?’ which introduced and conferred the National Cybersecurity Strategy 2023-2026.
At a glance, the National Cybersecurity Strategy has several objectives with timely, specific and actionable measures, aimed at:
- Strengthening protection of digital infrastructure and its dependencies on a national scale, not only from a technological point of view but also from strategic, operational, legal and regulatory perspectives.
- Ensuring a cyber risk assessment approach across the business and economic sector.
- Ensuring national cybersecurity consciousness and increased capabilities in cybersecurity.
- Fostering cooperation in cybersecurity on a national, European and international scale.