Germany shows significant discrepancies among private users with regard to protection against cyber attacks, a recent study shows, with internet users growing increasingly uneasy despite an improved security situation. EurActiv Germany reports .
Hackers and cyber-terrorists present an ever-evolving threat to airlines, with experts constantly testing for new vulnerabilities - including the fear that drones could be used to throw a plane off course.
European Commission Vice-President Andrus Ansip, in charge of the Digital Single Market, rejected suggestions on Tuesday (19 May) that the European executive was planning workarounds to crack encryption technologies, which ensure secure communications on the Internet.
SPECIAL REPORT / Europe plays a leading role in the global insurance business. But maintaining this position will depend on its ability to respond to emerging threats in the digital economy, analysts warn.
The European Union is the largest single market in the world, but it still consists of 28 fragmented digital markets, a structure Digital Commissioner Günther Oettinger hopes to transform into a “Digital Union of Europe." EurActiv Germany reports .
An unhelpful patchwork exists in Europe when it comes to cyber protections, writes Thomas Boué. But EU member states would be ill-advised to extend the scope of the proposed Network and Information Security (NIS) Directive beyond critical infrastructure, he says.
The hacking of computers at Belgian telecom Belgacom, alleged to have been carried out by British intelligence agency GCHQ, was more far-reaching than previously thought and went undetected for more than two years, according to reports published on Saturday (13 December).
There is an uneven landscape when it comes to cybersecurity readiness in Europe, writes Thomas Boué. To build a foundation for cyber protections, the European Union needs to start with the most critical infrastructure, he argues.
Russian hackers exploited a bug in Microsoft Windows and other software to spy on computers used by NATO, the European Union, Ukraine and companies in the energy and telecommunications sectors, according to cyber intelligence firm iSight Partners.
End to end security, that is built-in, not bolt-on is our highest priority. In this global market where most products and phone components come from five different continents security is key. Manufacturing that includes a secure chain of supply is our strength.
National leaders have turned down European Commission calls for a coordinated EU cyber-security strategy, leading to a “regulatory gap” and a “clear and present danger” of cyber attacks, a high EU official told EurActiv in an interview.
Russian propaganda, especially via Bulgarian political and economic personalities, and the media, puts the economic and energy security of the country to the test, and undermines its defence capacities, a report published on the website of the Bulgarian defence ministry says.
EU Digital Agenda Commissioner Neelie Kroes rewarded the creators of the best online content for kids on Tuesday during a Safer Internet Day event in Brussels. Kroes also launch a Youth Manifesto on how to make a better Internet based on ideas from young people.
The European Commission rewarded yesterday (11 February) the best creators of online content for kids as part of the celebrations of the tenth Safer Internet Day, yet cybercrime is growing and is increasingly targeting children.