Work Plan

THE INNOVATION PROGRAMME OF SENTINEL IS ORGANISED INTO 9 INTERLINKED WORK PACKAGES (WPS).

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Work Packages

Lead Beneficiary: IDIR
Duration: M1 - M6

 

Objectives:

  • Capture the detailed functional requirements and technical challenges for the envisioned framework and complete a thorough requirements analysis;
  • Determine the detailed functionality of the SENTINEL digital architecture according to the end-user (SMEs/MEs) needs and the state-of-the-art in privacy, personal data protection and compliance;
  • Describe in detail and continuously monitor the scientific (academic and industrial) and end-user needs and challenges for secure and trustworthy solutions for SMEs/MEs;
  • Synthesise and present the current state-of-the-art from the viewpoint of the project’s highlighted problems;
  • Design the technical framework and architecture of the integrated SENTINEL platform;
  • Specify the test cases for the pilots including the verification and validation approach and develop a mapping of the architecture’s mechanics;
  • Design and implement the SENTINEL demonstration protocol.
Deliverables
D1.1. The SENTINEL baseline (IDIR, Report, Public)
D1.2. The SENTINEL technical architecture (INTRA, Report, Public)
D1.3. The SENTINEL experimentation protocol (IDIR, Report, Public)
Lead Beneficiary: LIST
Duration: M7 – M30
 

Objectives:

  • SENTINEL’s unified privacy and personal data protection compliance self-assessment framework for GDPR compliance;
  • SENTINEL’s integrated Identity Management System, based on the decentralised MyData model for human-centric personal data management for SMEs/MEs, enabling a unified European Personal Data Space;
  • A curated collection of self-serving, state-of-the-art security- and privacy-enhancing modules, both open-source and contributed by consortium partners;
  • monitoring of GDPR and other legal data protection regulations, to steer the project for continuous compliance across every task.
Deliverables
D2.1. The SENTINEL privacy & data protection suite for SMEs/MEs: MVP 3 (The Shell, Demonstrator, Public)
D2.2.The SENTINEL privacy & data protection suite for SMEs/MEs: Full-featured version (FP, Demonstrator, Public)
D2.3. The SENTINEL privacy & data protection suite for SMEs/MEs: Final product (LIST, Demonstrator, Public)
D2.4. Continuous data privacy legislation compliance monitoring and guidelines – interim version (CECL, Report, Public)
D2.5. Continuous data privacy legislation compliance monitoring and guidelines – final version (CECL, Report, Public)
Lead Beneficiary: ITML
Duration: M7 – M30

 

Objectives:

  • Continuous access and monitoring of open security data sharing platforms that will facilitate (a) the deployment of the SENTINEL knowledge base; and (b) the establishment of a dependable two-way communication channel cross open security platforms and data aggregators for gathering security (e.g. threats) data and the escalation of data and privacy breaches and incidents;
  • The SENTINEL DataFusion mechanisms for data breach incident handling and sharing;
  • The SENTINEL Intelligent Recommendation Engine and;
  • SENTINEL Policy Drafting and Enforcement modules.
Deliverables
D3.1. The SENTINEL digital core: MVP 1 (ITML, Demonstrator, Public)
D3.2. The SENTINEL digital core: Full-featured version (ITML, Demonstrator, Public)
D3.3. D3.3 The SENTINEL digital core: Final product (ITML, Demonstrator, Public)
Lead Beneficiary: CCS
Duration: M7 – M30

 

The objective of this WP is to design, integrate and deliver all SENTINEL end-user facing services, which comprise:

  • the SENTINEL cyber range testbeds for simulations and training;
  • the SENTINEL data protection impact assessment (DPIA) framework;
  • thorough, tailor-made and intelligent requirements analyses, followed by the design and deployment of the necessary training sessions and a smart self-scoring mechanism (risk assessment for small enterprises – RASE); and
  • the delivery of the SENTINEL Observatory and knowledge base.
Deliverables
D4.1. The SENTINEL services: MVP 4 (IDIR, Demonstrator, Public)
D4.2. The SENTINEL services: Full-featured version (STS, Demonstrator, Public)
D4.3. The SENTINEL services: Final product (CCS, Demonstrator, Public)
Lead Beneficiary: INTRA
Duration: M9 – M36

 

Objectives:

  • Ensuring the seamless integration of SENTINEL components into a unified toolkit, usable by SMEs/MEs;
  • Continuously optimising the SENTINEL platform through an iterative process (testing-improvement-testing);
  • Supporting the project’s sustainability and commercial exploitation.
Deliverables
D5.1. The SENTINEL visualisation and UI component – first version (AEGIS, Demonstrator, Public)
D5.2. The SENTINEL visualisation and UI component – second version (AEGIS, Demonstrator, Public)
D5.3. The SENTINEL visualisation and UI component – final version (AEGIS, Demonstrator, Public)
D5.4. The SENTINEL Minimum Viable Product (INTRA, Demonstrator, Public)
D5.5. The SENTINEL integrated solution – interim version (INTRA, Demonstrator, Public)
D5.6. The SENTINEL integrated solution – final version (INTRA, Demonstrator, Public)
D5.7. Best practices for maintaining and operating the system in the long-term – TRL 7 (UNINOVA, Report, Public)
Lead Beneficiary: CG
Duration: M10 – M36

 

Objectives:

  • Ensure the finalisation of the experimentation protocol based on end-users’ requirements;
  • Realise real-life demonstrators based on both consortium members and on external entities engaged via DIHs;
  • Provide detailed validation and evaluation of the SENTINEL platform, from a usability and end-user point of view, based on KPIs defined in Section 2.1 of Part B and updated in Task 1.1
Deliverables
D6.1. SENTINEL Demonstration - initial execution and evaluation (TIG, Report, Confidential)
D6.2. SENTINEL Demonstration - final execution (CG, Report, Public)
D6.3. Assessment report and impact analysis (STS, Report, Public)
Lead Beneficiary: UNINOVA
Duration: M1 – M36

 

Objectives:

  • Develop the project’s visual identity, including conventional information material, tools (project website, social media) and audio-visual material (e.g., videos);
  • To raise awareness about the project concept, developments and findings to all key actors (the cybersecurity and data protection industry, SMEs/MEs, academics, policy makers, general public) by participating and organising outreach activities, international events and INFO days;
  • To develop the dissemination and communication strategy of the project, including social presence, participation in EU events, collaboration with other related projects, and implement it;
  • To develop the SENTINEL business model and strategies for incentivising/promoting project adoption by various stakeholders within the SMEs/MEs ecosystem during and after project;
  • Create a marketing strategy that focuses on commercialisation including the products costs (TCO), benefits (TBO), and return on invest.
Deliverables
D7.1. The SENTINEL website and visual identity (ITML, Demonstrator, Public)
D7.2. Market analysis and preliminary business modelling (AEGIS, Report, Confidential)
D7.3. Dissemination strategy and activities – interim version (UNINOVA, Report, Public)
D7.4. Dissemination strategy and activities – final version (UNINOVA, Report, Public)
D7.5. Ecosystem building and SMEs engagement report – interim version (UNINOVA, Report, Public)
D7.6. Ecosystem building and SMEs engagement report – final version (UNINOVA, Report, Public)
D7.7. Exploitation strategy, standardisation activities and best practices – interim version (STS, Report, Confidential)
D7.8. Exploitation strategy, standardisation activities and best practices – final version (STS, Report, Confidential)
D7.9. Final business model, market analysis and long term sustainability report (AEGIS Report, Public)
Lead Beneficiary: ITML
Duration: M1 – M36

 

Objectives:

  • Establish a strong project management scheme;
  • Establish the appropriate communication and reporting channels to the European Commission;
  • Achieve a common scientific and technical direction within the project;
  • Ensure successful achievement of the project objectives on time and within budget;
  • Establish an efficient electronic service for communications, and document exchanging;
  • Realise synergies amongst the project members and effective exploitation of the project’s’ results;
  • Conduct continuous quality assurance activities for the operation of the project and the production of its scientific and technical results within its lifespan;
  • Ensure continuous monitoring of the project’s progress and timely initiation of corrective actions (if needed);
  • Coordinate the organisation and execution of the various project meetings, and/or participation of the project in various external or self-organised events;
  • Perform risk analysis.
Deliverables
D8.1. Yearly project management report – first version (ITML, Report, Public)
D8.2. Yearly project management report – second version (ITML, Report, Public)
D8.3. Yearly project management report -third version (ITML, Report, Public)
D8.4. Risk identification and management & quality plan (ITML, Report, Confidential)
D8.5. The SENTINEL QA plan and periodic monitoring report – first version (ITML, Report, Public)
D8.6. The SENTINEL QA plan and periodic monitoring report – second version (ITML, Report, Public)
D8.7. The SENTINEL QA plan and periodic monitoring report – final version (ITML, Report, Public)
D8.8. The SENTINEL project handbook – first version (ITML, Report, Public)
D8.9. The SENTINEL data management plan (ITML, ORDP: Open Research Data Pilot, Public)
D8.10. The SENTINEL project handbook – second version (ITML, Report, Public)
D8.11. The SENTINEL project handbook – third version (ITML, Report, Public)
D8.12. The SENTINEL technical and innovation management report – interim version (INTRA, Report, Confidential)
D8.13. The SENTINEL technical and innovation management report – final version (INTRA, Report, Confidential)
D8.14. Ethics manual and ethical controlling report – interim version (CECL Report, Confidential)
D8.15. Ethics manual and ethical controlling report – final version (CECL Report, Confidential)
Lead Beneficiary: ITML
Duration: M1 – M36

 

The objective is to ensure compliance with the 'ethics requirements' set out in this work package.

Deliverables
D9.1. POPD - Requirement No. (ITML, Ethic, Confidential)