EU Official Wants Cybersecurity Plan Enacted By Year's End

Law360, New York (March 3, 2014, 10:11 PM EST) -- A European Commission official on Friday pushed stakeholders to support a proposed cybersecurity directive that would force companies to conduct risk assessments and divulge security breaches, saying recent revelations about U.S. surveillance highlighted the need for placing more robust protections by year's end.

In a speech at a cybersecurity conference in Brussels, EC Vice President Neelie Kroes championed the pending directive on network and information security that the commission floated in February 2013 to bolster the bloc’s online defenses, vowing to work closely with parliament and...
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