20 EU member states haven’t implemented the NIS Directive

EU regulators have been concerned about the growing threat to our essential services, particularly in view of the number of successful cyber attacks targeting critical infrastructure. As part of their response, they introduced a law in 2016 dedicated to help protect essential services: the Directive on security of network and information systems (NIS Directive). The NIS Directive applies to two … [Read more...]

Upcoming webinar: Business Continuity Management: How to get started

Cyber attacks, natural disasters, power failures, industrial action and human error: these risks all have the potential to severely disrupt business operations and are often unpredictable. A growing body of legislation and the current cyber threat landscape has made organisations even more aware of the risks of cyber attacks, and the importance of being able to effectively respond to and recover … [Read more...]

Six cyber security concerns from European cyber security professionals

The 2017 Black Hat Europe Attendee Survey reveals cyber security professionals’ concerns about the current European cyber security environment. These concerns highlight why the introduction of the Directive on Security of Network and Information Systems (NIS Directive) in May 2018 is so vital to protecting the EU’s infrastructures from security breaches. Source: The 2017 Black Hat Europe Attendee … [Read more...]

Finland adjusts its information security plans to prepare for compliance with the NIS Directive

On 19 December, the Finnish Ministry of Transport and Communication submitted a proposal to parliament laying out amendments to the nation’s current cyber security legislation that may be necessary in order to comply with the upcoming EU Directive on Security of Network and Information Systems (NIS Directive). The NIS Directive – what is expected? The NIS Directive will be transposed into law by … [Read more...]