Conquering the CRA: Your Guide to Cyber Resilience


Are you prepared to embark on a journey into the realm of cyber resilience? Fear not, you won’t have to face the difficulties of the journey alone; you can rely on Orbik to assist you on your quest. Just as adventurers rely on their trusty keys to navigate treacherous paths, Orbik Cybersecurity serves as your guiding light through the intricate labyrinth of adjusting to Cyber Resilience Act (CRA) compliance challenges. 

Navigating the journey to meet CRA requirements can feel akin to confronting a formidable adversary, fraught with challenges and unknown perils. However, businesses can conquer this quest for compliance by equipping themselves with the necessary tools and knowledge With an experienced guide to assist them, navigating through the complexities of the Cyber Resilience Act becomes much more manageable. 

Let’s strategize and identify vulnerabilities to overcome the challenges posed by CRA compliance.  

  1.  Ensure protection from unauthorized access – It’s crucial to implement robust access control measures to prevent unauthorized individuals from gaining entry into sensitive systems or data.
  2. Provide security-related information – Educating users and stakeholders about potential security risks and best practices can help enhance overall awareness and vigilance.
  3. Protect the integrity & confidentiality of stored, transmitted, or otherwise processed data – Implementing encryption, access controls, and data loss prevention measures can safeguard data from unauthorized modification or disclosure.
  4.  Be designed, developed, and produced to limit attack surfaces – Minimizing the number of entry points and reducing the exposure of vulnerable components can make it harder for attackers to exploit weaknesses.
  5. Monitor relevant internal activity – Implementing robust logging and monitoring mechanisms can help detect suspicious or unauthorized activities within the system, allowing for timely response and mitigation.
  6.  Protect the availability of essential functions – Implementing redundancy, failover mechanisms, and robust disaster recovery plans can ensure that critical systems remain operational even in the face of disruptions or attacks 

While the journey may seem daunting, let’s focus on strengthening our capabilities. CRA requirements translate into two main implications for manufacturers: 

Product compliance: 

  • Designing, developing, and producing the product with an adequate level of cybersecurity, and with default security policies. 
  • Assessing and documenting all cybersecurity risks. 
  • Including cybersecurity assessment in the technical documentation. 
  • Systematically documenting relevant cybersecurity aspects. 
  • Taking into account changes in the development, production, and design process that may impact cybersecurity. 

Vulnerability management: 

  • Documenting product vulnerabilities. 
  • Addressing and remedying vulnerabilities promptly. 
  • Applying effective and regular testing and reviews. 
  • Publishing vulnerability and patch information according to coordinated policies. 
  • Reporting vulnerabilities to ENISA within 24 hours. 
  • Providing security updates promptly and free of charge, for at least five years. 


Are you ready to embark on your CRA adventure? Let’s band together to unlock the essentials and ensure your business is fortified for whatever digital challenges lie ahead. Reach out today to join our quest and learn more about how we can assist you!