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EU Cybersecurity Directives

EU-U.S. Privacy Shield – Its Origins and the High Bar It Must Meet

by Pierce Atwood LLP on

To predict the Privacy Shield’s future, it’s helpful to recall its origins and to understand the high bar it must meet – namely, ensuring “an adequate level of protection” under the Data Protection Directive. ...more

CJEU holds that mass surveillance must not be general and indiscriminate

The CJEU (the European Union Court of Justice) has handed down a decision which makes clear that general and indiscriminate retention of electronic communications is unlawful. National legislation of each European Member...more

Corporate and Financial Weekly Digest - Volume XI, Issue 29

BROKER-DEALER - Proposed FINRA Rule Change To Clarify the Operation of the Regulation NMS Plan To Address Extraordinary Market Volatility - The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority is filing a proposed rule...more

EU Cybersecurity Directive Brings Notification and Security Requirements for Industry

by WilmerHale on

The first European Union-wide rules on cybersecurity have been adopted by the European Parliament. Approved on July 6, 2016, the Directive on Security of Network and Information Systems (NIS Directive) creates new risk...more

European Parliament, Commission, and Council reach deal on draft text of Network and Information Security Directive, the first...

by King & Spalding on

European authorities reached a provisional agreement on the Network and Information Security Directive, the first-ever EU-wide cybersecurity standards. Press releases from the European Parliament, European Commission, and...more

EU’s Network and Information Security Directive: Regulating “operators of essential services” and “digital service providers”

by BakerHostetler on

The European Union continues to move forward with a proposed unified framework to strengthen network and information security systems across its member countries. On December 18, 2015, the Permanent Representatives Committee...more

EU Cyber Security Directive (CSD) Introduces Cross Sector Data Breach Notification

by Locke Lord LLP on

The European Parliament, the Council and the Commission have agreed on the first EU-wide legislation on cybersecurity. Under the new measure, internet companies such as Google, Amazon, eBay and Cisco, but not social...more

MEPs Agree to Europe’s First-Ever EU Cybersecurity Law

by Latham & Watkins LLP on

On December 7th, members of the European Parliament (MEPs) and the Luxembourg Presidency of the EU Council of Ministers provisionally agreed to the text of the long awaited network and information security directive also...more

Privacy & Cybersecurity Update - December 2013

In This Issue: - European Commission Proposes Changes to the US-EU Safe Harbor: In our November Privacy & Cybersecurity Update,1 we reported that the European Commission was undertaking a review of the U.S.-EU...more

What The Cybersecurity Executive Order Means For The Rest Of Us

by Gray Reed & McGraw on

If you are the CEO of Google, Facebook, Verizon, Comcast, Exxon or Boeing, don’t read this. You have a team of lawyers working for you who have already spent hours analyzing President Obama’s Cybersecurity executive order...more

European Commission Publishes Cybersecurity Strategy and a Proposed Directive on Network and Information Security that Would...

by King & Spalding on

On 7 February 2013, the European Commission published two cybersecurity documents designed to provide a comprehensive vision of how European Union Member States, national authorities, and private industry will prevent and...more

Latest EU Proposal Will Force More Companies to Disclose Data Breaches

(LONDON) The European Commission recently published a draft “Cybersecurity Directive” which aims to increase the level of preparedness across the EU to deal with threats to network and information security. The Directive...more

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