i.e. 165 million Europeans lacked basic digital skills
while there were
ransomware attacks per day
of cyber attacks rely on social engineering
“Public-private cooperation is essential when it comes to effectively fighting digital cross border crimes.“
Wim MijsEBF CEO
“Cybercriminals know no borders. This is why we will continue to support cooperation and exchange of information between law enforcement authorities and make sure they have the right tools and skills to address the challenges of the digital age.”
Margaritis SchinasVice-President of the European Commission for Promoting our European Way of Life
“There can be no successful digital innovation in banking or any other sector, if it’s not based on cyber security and resilience.”
Alexandra ManiatiEBF Director of Cybersecurity & Innovation
“Member States have come to agree on the need to increase cooperation and make joint efforts to develop a common approach meant to strengthen the European cyberspace.”
Juhan LepassaarENISA Executive Director
“At the highest level of the organisation [cybersecurity] has to be on your agenda every day, because without being aware of it, of what is going on, you cannot run the business anymore.”
Take control of your digital life. Don’t be a victim of cyber scams!
EC3-EBF CyberScams campaign
Cybercriminals are constantly looking for ways to make money at your expense. Individuals and organisations often fall prey to frauds that involve various forms of social engineering techniques, where the information required is garnered from a person rather than breaking into a system.
These scams are typical examples of how cyber attackers can easily play on people’s psychology and perceptions. The tips provided here are aimed to help you protect yourself. Awareness is your best defence! Lear more
No More Ransom campaign
Skills and awareness in the digital space are essential also for personal security. The EBF Digital Skills strategy is therefore very closely linked with its work on cybersecurity. EBF has joined forces with Europol EC3, the European Cybercrime Center of the EU Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation, promoting awareness on digital security and cybercrime. EBF is also regularly supporting the European Cybersecurity Month, organised by ENISA every year in October.
The EBF is the voice of the European banking sector, bringing together national banking associations from 45 countries. The EBF is committed to a thriving European economy that is underpinned by a stable, secure and inclusive financial ecosystem, and to a flourishing society where financing is available to fund the dreams of citizens, businesses and innovators everywhere.
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