The editorial article introduces volume 42 of Information & Security: An International Journal covering topics from strategy development through building of digital ecosystem to academic support of cyber security entities and the European Union initiative to enhance cybersecurity competencies through coordination among national centres and networks. The review covers specific aspects of talent development by an innovative e-platform for training. Specific aspects of the role of Chief Information Officer / Chief Information Security Officer in public administration are highlighted and approaches for improvement using new IT are discussed. A review of the EU legal developments in cyber research and network of expertise evolving are addressed. As in every issue special paper is covering STEM problem, related to ElGamal digital signature.