Start of the Project
The project has started in September 2021, and the timeline, milestones ordered by the due date were created. Five different activities will be considered throughout the project as described in the project proposal and the grant agreement. And these activities were defined:
1. Project management and coordination
2. Methodology for the conformity self-assessment and basic assurance
3. Proof of concept for the self-assessment and basic level of assurance
4. Proposal of a process to evaluate conformity based on cybersecurity risks
5. Training and dissemination.
One of the First Milestone is the White-paper on the state-of-the-art standardization approaches in cybersecurity and is due on February 15, 2022.
Another achievable during this milestones is a report including the target audience identification, main domains of technical inquiry for the risk assessment approach, and this should be done by 15.03.2022
Elaborate a set of questionnaire, and possible recommendations for the self-assessment and the basic level of assurance, due on August 31, 2022
PoC for self-certification and basic level of assurance has been completed, due on February 15, 2023
Conformity assessment guidance document gathering results of the "Basic steps and actors in the certification process" and the "Development of auditor profile" has been finalised.
Completion of the feasibility study by April 01 (delayed to April 30th), 2023
Elaboration of CORAL presentation materials (instead of training materials) by June 01
The beneficiaries have participated in working groups of the European Cybersecurity Certification Group AND/OR have contributed to activities organized in the context of the European cooperation platform for cybersecurity certification set-up by the EC. Due by October 31, 2023.
Published articles about the project, our findings, and contribution to keeping products and services safe on the market. Due by June 01 but delayed to July 31, 2023
Produced promotional videos. Due by September 30, 2023
End of the EC funding
Completion and submission of the final report to the EC. The project, however, will move on and continue developing! Due by December 15, 2023