Mr.Stephen Smith, the Industrial Cibersecurity Center Coordinator in Belgium (CCI Coordinators Team), helps us to get in context of the state of the industrial cybersecurity in his country, and to do so, he shares with us his impressions.
He describes the level of sensitivity of industrial organizations in his country according to the following percentages:
He also affirms that the trend of recent years has been an increase in awareness but still remains unchanged.
Belgium counts with local and national public bodies promoting an adequate legal framework, in order to ensure the progressive incorporation of industrial cybersecurity measures in national presence companies (mainly critical infrastructure). The main organizations are:
Among the main national laws and regulations affecting in this context in Belgium, Stephen Smith mentions:
Analysing the most widely adopted industrial cybersecurity measures by Belgian organizations to protect industrial automation systems, Stephen Smith highlights the application of:
The CCI Coordinator in Belgium characterizes the industrial cybersecurity situation in his country with the following SWOT analysis: