EU Continues Push For More Cybersecurity Protections

Law360, New York (May 16, 2013, 4:02 PM EDT) -- A top European Union commissioner on Thursday outlined Europe's plans to fight cybercrime, repeating the bloc's vow to institute new reporting requirements for private companies experiencing threats to their secured networks.

Cecilia Malmstroem, the EU's commissioner for home affairs, said in a speech at the European Cyber Security Conference that the commission was preparing to implement a cybersecurity strategy calling on companies to report significant network security incidents to cybersecurity authorities to be established in each EU member state.

"We expect this obligation — if and...
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