About Cyber & Data security

10 reasons for cyberattacks or what criminals want from your business:

  • Business financial information;
  • Customer financial information (such as credit card information);
  • Personal data and sensitive information;
  • Customer or employee email addresses and login details;
  • Customer databases;
  • Customer and internal correspondence;
  • Deliberately damage IT infrastructure;
  • Digital services (purchases and online payments);
  • Acquire intellectual property (unregistered trade secrets, recipes, designs, etc.)
  • Make damage to reputation and customer trust.

New Cybersecurity Strategy

On 27 May 2020, the Commission adopted a new Communication Europe’s moment:  Repair and Prepare for the Next Generation. As part of the package, the new Cybersecurity Strategy will look at how to boost EU-level cooperation, knowledge, and capacity. It will also help Europe strengthen its industrial capabilities and partnerships, and encourage the emergence of SMEs in the field. This will accompany the review of the Directive on security of network and information systems and a proposal for additional measures on Critical Infrastructure Protection. Together with the ongoing work on cybersecurity as part of the EU Security Union, this will increase capabilities within the Member States and boost the EU’s overall cybersecurity.

The Cybersecurity Act: For an enhanced cyber resilience

On 13 September 2017, the Commission adopted a cybersecurity package. The Cybersecurity Act, which has now entered into force, lay at the core of the package. The changes this new EU regulation brings about are twofold: comprehensive reform of ENISA and the creation of a certification framework.

More: https://ec.europa.eu/digital-single-market/en/policies


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