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NIS Directive – The EU’s Directive on security of network and information systems

Technology has brought us into a world that many of us only poorly understand. While we may have some grasp of this technology, there is often a lack of real understanding as to how these technologies work and interact. A few decades ago, we understood that if the water levels fell then the hydroelectric plant would not be able to generate electricity. We knew that interchanges connected our … [Read more...]

How the GDPR and NIS Directive can help Cloud service providers win business

Two laws have taken effect in 2018 that will reshape the way Cloud service providers operate. The EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and NIS Directive (Directive on security of network and information systems) place an added emphasis on organisation’s ability to prevent data breaches and ensure that critical infrastructure remains operational in the event of disruption. It’s easy to see … [Read more...]

NIS Directive: Adopt a “human first” approach to compliance

Organisations should take a “human-first approach” to preparing for the Directive on security of network and information systems (NIS Directive), the new law designed to help ensure that essential services remain operational, says the co-founder and chief technology officer of Cofense. The Irish government is yet to transpose the NIS Directive into law, however, judging by the consultation … [Read more...]