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1st #Taiwan digital economy dialogue wraps up in Brussels

1st #Taiwan digital economy dialogue wraps up in Brussels

| June 14, 2019

NDC Minister Chen Mei-ling (left) and DG Connect Director-General Roberto Viola exchange gifts at the opening of the Taiwan-EU Dialogue on Digital Economy June 4 in Brussels. (Courtesy of NDC) The first Taiwan-EU Dialogue on Digital Economy concluded on 5 June in Brussels, strengthening exchanges on topics spanning artificial intelligence, e-governance, technological transformation of traditional […]

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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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#DigitalSingleMarket – Cheaper calls to other EU countries as of 15 May

#DigitalSingleMarket – Cheaper calls to other EU countries as of 15 May

| May 14, 2019

As of 15 May, a new maximum price will apply for all international calls and SMS within the EU. As a result, consumers calling from their country to another EU country will pay a maximum amount of 19 cents per minute (+VAT) and 6 cents per SMS message (+VAT). Following the end of roaming charges […]

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Commissioner Gabriel participates in #Webit.Festival Europe 2019 in Sofia

Commissioner Gabriel participates in #Webit.Festival Europe 2019 in Sofia

| May 14, 2019

Today (14 May), Digital Economy and Society Commissioner Mariya Gabriel (pictured) is in Sofia, Bulgaria, to participate in Webit.Festival, Europe’s innovation and technology flagship forum. She will make an opening keynote speech about the future of Europe, in which she will insist on the need to support and protect people and businesses online and discuss European values of […]

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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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EU plans to invest €9.2 billion in key #DigitalTechnologies

EU plans to invest €9.2 billion in key #DigitalTechnologies

| April 22, 2019

The EU is set to invest billions in high-performance computing, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and digital skills after MEPs approved funding for these projects for 2021-27. The Digital Europe Programme is a new €9.2 billion funding programme whose goal is to ensure that all Europeans have the skills and the infrastructure needed to meet a full […]

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