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Governing the Global Commons

Governing the Global Commons

| October 18, 2019

The European Union has the chance to shape the digital market for the better for the next generation. As digital citizens, it’s our responsibility to keep track of the issues that matter – writes Nayef Al-Rodhan. When the newly appointed European Commissioners officially take up their posts on 1st November, some very important technology policy questions […]

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Huawei has made a “peace offering” to the United States in a bid to defuse the potentially highly damaging dispute between the two sides.

Huawei has made a “peace offering” to the United States in a bid to defuse the potentially highly damaging dispute between the two sides.

| September 28, 2019

  Huawei has made a “peace offering” to the United States in a bid to defuse the potentially highly damaging dispute between the two sides. The boss of the Chinese telecom giant, facing a ban in the US, has said that he was open to a dialogue with Washington and was willing to “license the entire […]

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General #DataProtection regulation shows results, but work needs to continue

General #DataProtection regulation shows results, but work needs to continue

| July 25, 2019

Just over one year after the entry into application of the General Data Protection Regulation, the European Commission has published a report looking at the impact of the EU data protection rules, and how implementation can be improved further. The report concludes that most member states have set up the necessary legal framework, and that […]

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#Cybersecurity – EU welcomes new UK measures

#Cybersecurity – EU welcomes new UK measures

| May 18, 2019

Cyber attackers around the world could now face EU sanctions, thanks to a new regime pushed for by the UK and its partners. The new sanctions regime, which was signed off on 17 May in Brussels, sends a clear message to hostile actors everywhere that the UK, and the EU, will impose tough consequences for […]

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#DigitalSingleMarket – Commission invests in boosting EU’s cybersecurity resilience

#DigitalSingleMarket – Commission invests in boosting EU’s cybersecurity resilience

| May 16, 2019

The European Commission has launched a new  call for tenders to support the Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRTs Network), created by the Directive on security of network and information system (NIS Directive), the first EU-wide cybersecurity rules which enable national authorities and market operators to better tackle cyber threats.  With a budget of €2.5 million funded by the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) […]

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Almost one year of #GDPR: Has the new EU privacy legislation changed anything?

Almost one year of #GDPR: Has the new EU privacy legislation changed anything?

| April 25, 2019

It has been almost a year now since the new EU privacy legislation came into force on May 25, 2018. Since then, both businesses and individuals have had the chance to revisit how they handle personal data. How much has changed during this time? The Wide Reach of the New EU Privacy Rules The new […]

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Member states test their #CybersecurityPreparedness for fair and free 2019 EU elections

Member states test their #CybersecurityPreparedness for fair and free 2019 EU elections

| April 9, 2019

The European Parliament, the EU member states, the European Commission and the EU Agency for cybersecurity (ENISA) have organized an exercise to test the EU’s response to and crisis plans for potential cybersecurity incidents affecting the EU elections. The objective of the exercise, which took place today in the European Parliament, was to test how […]

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