Cyber-MAR project Participation

Preparedness first, security always!

Cyber-MAR: Cyber preparedness actions for a holistic approach and awareness raising in the MARitime logistics supply chain

PEARL is delighted to announce its participation in the eagerly awaited Cyber-MAR project, officially launched in Porto Cheli, Greece on September 2019. Cyber-MAR, is an EU-funded H2020 innovation action, that addressed the call SU-DS01-2018 of the H2020 Programme and consists of 13 partners from 8 EU countries, united in their vision to boost cyber preparedness in the maritime sector as a highly prioritize aspect.

The aim of Cyber-MAR, coordinated by the Institute of Communication & Computer Systems (ICCS), is to fully unlock the value of using cyber range in the maritime logistics value chain via the development of an innovative simulation environment adapting in the peculiarities of the maritime sector, but being at the same time easily applicable in other transport subsectors. A combination of innovative technologies are the technology enablers of the proposed Cyber-MAR platform, which is both a knowledge-based platform and a decision support tool to cybersecurity measures, by deploying novel risk analysis and econometric models. Collected and analysed CSIRTs/CERTs data will feed the knowledge-based platform with new target scenarios and exercises.

PEARL in the framework of Cyber-MAR pilots will provide the operational expertise as a railway operator which will get involved in order to see possible cascading effects in the railway leg of an intermodal transport.

Through Cyber-MAR, the maritime logistics value chain actors will increase their cyber-awareness level and will validate their business continuity management, towards minimizing their business disruption potential. Cyber-MAR will act also as a cost-efficient training solution covering the maritime logistics value chain.

For more information: www.cyber-mar.eu

Editor Notes

Duration: 1 September 2019 – 31 August 2022 (36 months)
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under Grant Agreement no 833389. Content reflects only the authors’ view and European Commission is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information it contains.
Project Coordinator Dr. Angelos Amditis
Institute of Communications & Computer Systems – ICCS
a.amditis@iccs.gr
Dissemination Manager Ms. Evangelia Latsa
SEAbility ltd-SEAB
adm@seability.eu
Beneficiary (PEARL) Project Manager : Mr Euripides Sakellariou
Technical Manager : Mr Panagiotis Athanasopoulos
Partners:
  1. INSTITUTE OF COMMUNICATION AND COMPUTER SYSTEMS
  2. NAVAL GROUP
  3. Teknologian tutkimuskeskus VTT Oy
  4. STATHMOS EMPOREVMATOKIVOTION PEIRAIA AE
  5. DIATEAM
  6. FUNDACION DE LA COMUNIDAD VALENCIANA PARA LA INVESTIGACTION, PROMOCION Y ESTUDIOS COMERCIALES DE VALENCIAPORT
  7. WORLD MARITIME UNIVERSITY
  8. FONDAZIONE ISTITUTO TECNICO SUPERIORE MOBILITA SOSTENIBILE NEI SETTORI TRASPORTI MARITTIMI E DELLA PESCA-ACCADEMIA ITALIANA DELLA MARINA MERC
  9. UNIVERSITY OF PLYMOUTH
  10. ATOS SPAIN SA
  11. NAYTILIAKES METAFORIKES KAI EPIKOINONIAKES EPIXEIRISEIS SEABILITY EPE
  12. PIRAEUS EUROPE ASIA RAIL LOGISTICS ANONIMI ETAIREIA DIAHEIRISIS EFODIASTIKIS ALYSIDAS
  13. VERISK ANALYTICS GMBH
Total Funding: approx. €7 million
EC contribution: approx. €6 million

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