The Regionalization of Cybersecurity Policies: The End to International Cybersecurity Standards? (B11a)
The objective of this talk is to explore the path towards achieving harmonized international standards and certification on a global scale. The narrative will delve into the challenging task of reconciling international standards with regional policy-making in the realm of cybersecurity, with a specific focus on the Cyber Resilience Act (CRA). The discussion will address pertinent questions such as whether international standards can withstand the prevailing trend of regionalization, emphasizing the reasons for their importance and survival. Additionally, the talk will shed light on how international standards can contribute to alleviating the shortage of cybersecurity professionals in the context of the Internet of Things (IoT) landscape.