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European Parliament adopts #EUCybersecurityAct to reinforce #Cybersecurity in the EU

European Parliament adopts #EUCybersecurityAct to reinforce #Cybersecurity in the EU

| March 15, 2019

The European Parliament has adopted the Cyber Security Act, which European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker initially proposed in his State of the Union Address in September 2017. The Act will improve the European response to the increasing number of cyber threats by strengthening the role of the European Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) and establishing a common European […]

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MEPs adopt #CybersecurityAct and want EU to counter IT threat from #China

MEPs adopt #CybersecurityAct and want EU to counter IT threat from #China

| March 14, 2019

Parliament adopts a cybersecurity certification scheme for products, processes and services© AP images/European Union-EP On Tuesday (12 March), MEPs adopted the EU Cybersecurity Act with 586 votes to 44 and 36 abstentions. It establishes the first EU-wide cybersecurity certification scheme to ensure that certified products, processes and services sold in EU countries meet cybersecurity standards. […]

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EU negotiators agree on strengthening Europe’s #Cybersecurity

EU negotiators agree on strengthening Europe’s #Cybersecurity

| December 14, 2018

The European Parliament, the Council and the European Commission have reached a political agreement on the Cybersecurity Act which reinforces the mandate of the EU Agency for Cybersecurity, (European Union Agency for Network and Information and Security, ENISA) so as to better support member states with tackling cybersecurity threats and attacks. The Act also establishes […]

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#EuropeanCybersecurityMonth

#EuropeanCybersecurityMonth

| October 3, 2018

The 6th edition of the European Cybersecurity Month has begun, with around 300 events taking place across Europe in October. The annual Cybersecurity Month aims at raising awareness of cyber threats and promotes cybersecurity and cyber hygiene among citizens and organisations through education and sharing of good practices. This year’s slogan is “Cyber security is […]

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#EnergySector and #CyberSecurity: The other capacity gap

#EnergySector and #CyberSecurity: The other capacity gap

| July 30, 2018

We are familiar with capacity gaps in the energy sector. Here is a statement that I’m sure most of our industry leaders would agree with: Society needs energy, and demand will only grow. We need more power and to be smarter about how we use it to maintain security of supply, writes Michael John, director […]

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European SMEs ‘will lose out if #PrivacyShield is abolished’

European SMEs ‘will lose out if #PrivacyShield is abolished’

| June 13, 2018

The European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs adopted an own-initiative Report on 11 June condemning the EU-US Privacy Shield as dysfunctional and unsecure.  Axel Voss MEP, the EPP Group’s Spokesman on the topic, commented: “The EPP Group called for more time to negotiate critical points in the Resolution, especially those calling […]

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#CyberDefence: ‘If one member state is weak, it could harm the others’

#CyberDefence: ‘If one member state is weak, it could harm the others’

| June 13, 2018

Urmas Paet  With Europe facing the risk of cyber attacks on civilian and military targets, MEPs are calling for more co-operation on cyber defence. Urmas Paet (pictured), the MEP in charge, is interviewed. Cyber attacks can target a wide range of things, from our devices and e-wallets, to hospitals, power plants, air traffic control systems […]

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