Leonardo wins a cybersecurity contract

Leonardo announced that he will monitor and manage cybersecurity operations protecting the company’s IT infrastructure within eu-LISA, the EU’s digital agency which is at the forefront of border management and of information-oriented internal security in Europe. Leonardo, in partnership with CRI Group (Computer Resources International Group, a European company specializing in IT services and technologies, part of the Spanish international group VASS, market leader in IT services), will provide lot 2 of the framework contract for the supply of managed IT services and enterprise IT security services for eu-LISA. eu-LISA is responsible, among other things, for the operational management of large-scale IT systems that are essential for the implementation of EU policies on asylum, border management and migration in Europe.

The contract is for five years and includes the provision of integrated cybersecurity services to protect all eu-LISA sites: its head office in Tallinn, Estonia, its operations center in Strasbourg, France, its business continuity site in Sankt Johann im Pongau, Austria. , and its liaison office in Brussels.

“We are very proud to have been chosen to deliver this important contract, a decision that reinforces Leonardo’s role as a trusted industrial partner when it comes to securing strategic European assets,” said Tommaso Profeta, General Manager of Leonardo’s Cyber ​​& Security Solutions Division. “Our expertise comes from the daily cyber protection of our technological know-how and more than 100,000 critical infrastructure users around the world. Thanks to this, Leonardo is at the service of institutions and companies in the secure digital transformation of processes, aiming for continuous innovation in compliance with European directives.

For eu-LISA’s cybersecurity, Leonardo will adopt a multidisciplinary approach at system level, enabling the implementation of a security governance and control strategy, the organization of cybersecurity activities and the continuous monitoring of assets. The company will provide services for IT perimeter defense, ensuring that technology is continuously updated to remain efficient and effective, endpoint protection management and public key infrastructure (PKI) security. for the defense of sensitive user, device and application data. Leonardo’s Global Security Operation Center (SOC) will be used to continuously analyze vulnerabilities and threats and identify the best approach to ensure cybersecurity, taking into account the specificities of the infrastructure and best practices at a global level. IT assets will be monitored around the clock to anticipate attacks, identify and respond effectively to incidents, and mitigate impacts.

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