Blog Posts Tagged with "European Union"
July 27, 2016 Added by:Dan Lohrmann
The bad guys always show up in force with an assortment of phishing schemes in times of confusion like we are seeing today as a result of the Brexit referendum, especially when people break out of normal patterns and click on new content.
November 28, 2012 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini
Cyber security is considered a primary target for every governments, the increase of cyber criminal activities, state-sponsored operations and the rise of hacktivism requires the use of additional resources to counteract these phenomena...
July 29, 2012 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation
Face recognition in online applications is particularly problematic as personal data is sometimes used out of context by employers and law enforcement. Therefore, European privacy officials’ opinion recommending various practices for these applications could not have come at a better time...
July 18, 2012 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation
By identifying and disclosing vulnerabilities, coders are able to improve security for every user who depends on information systems for their daily life and work. Yet recently, European Parliament debated legislation that threatens to create legal woes for researchers who expose security flaws...
July 12, 2012 Added by:Infosec Island Admin
ICS and the smart grids are two of these priority areas identified by the EU-US WG. In the last decade, these systems have been facing a notable number of incidents, including the manifestation of Stuxnet which raised a lot of concerns and discussions among all the actors involved in the field...
June 27, 2012 Added by:Headlines
Cyber Europe 2012 is the 2nd pan-European exercise on Critical Information Infrastructure Protection. It ties together the extensive activities in the EU, at both national and European level, to improve the resilience of critical information infrastructures. The exercise will take place in the autumn...
June 14, 2012 Added by:Headlines
The European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) organized two small-scale cyber security exercises on 30th May and 6th June. The exercises were held to familiarize participants with cross-border cooperation procedures and mechanisms for dealing with large-scale cyber crises in Europe...
June 06, 2012 Added by:Headlines
The event is organized by the European Commission in co-operation with ENISA and the US Department of Homeland Security. The objective of the event is to bring intermediaries together in order to establish a reinforcing momentum in awareness raising and dissemination effort on topics pertaining to information security...
April 26, 2012 Added by:Infosec Island Admin
The PSG will be composed of 30 leading experts in network and information security, and should represent the information and communications industry, consumer and user organizations, as well as academic and research institutions. Submit applications by April 30, 2012...
April 11, 2012 Added by:Headlines
The European center will warn of major cybercrime threats and weaknesses in online defenses. It will identify organized cyber-criminal networks and will provide operational support in concrete investigations and provide forensic assistance...
April 04, 2012 Added by:Headlines
Cyber attacks on IT systems would become a criminal offense punishable by at least two years in prison throughout the EU under a draft law backed by the Civil Liberties Committee. Possessing or distributing hacking software and tools would also be an offense...
March 28, 2012 Added by:Infosec Island Admin
Cooperation in the form of Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) has evolved in many Member States. The European Commission has proposed concrete policy and regulations for improving the security and resilience of public telecommunications...
March 05, 2012 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation
EFF asked Parliament to protect the rights of researchers and whistleblowers. In the course of fixing a problem they could inadvertently violate laws and by reporting a vulnerability researchers could risk exposure to a lawsuit or criminal investigation...
February 23, 2012 Added by:Fergal Glynn
EU Data Protection Authorities will apply these rules even if this information is processed outside of Europe, it’s not clear today whether these new rules will have an impact on the existing Safe Harbor regulations – something to watch out for in the consultation period...
February 13, 2012 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation
While ACTA was only negotiated between a few countries, it has global consequences. First because it will create new rules for the Internet, and second because its standards will be applied to other countries through the U.S.’s annual Special 301 process...
February 08, 2012 Added by:Danny Lieberman
The US leads in data security breaches while the EU leads in data security. The EU has strong, uniform data security regulation, whereas the US has a quilt-work of hundreds of security directives where each agency has it’s own system for data security compliance...
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