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Aviation 28-03-2017

Europe struggles to tackle cyber attacks in aviation

Cyber threats to the aviation sector are rapidly becoming a major issue for airlines, aircraft manufacturers and authorities. But Europe is finding legacy problems and new challenges to address cyber risks for its air transportation systems.

Global Europe 27-02-2017

Russian official: Information war part of ‘battle for the consciousness of the masses’

The new propaganda and cyber-warfare division of Russia’s ministry of defence is staffed by 1,000 people and has a budget of €300 million. Special efforts are being made to target the French presidential election. Euractiv France reports.

Global Europe 03-02-2017

Trump’s Muslim travel ban inspires EU initiative

Current and former EU government ministers, academics and editors will propose to EU leaders meeting today (3 February) in Malta that the Union set up a “rule of law” mission to assist EU citizens stranded in US ports and airports, following Donald Trump’s 'Muslim ban'.

Ministers call for boosting intel sharing to thwart ‘Terrorism 2.0’

Ministers demanded greater intelligence sharing to stop extremist groups slipping across borders to carry out attacks, urging concrete commitments at talks Monday to stem dangerous intel lapses.

The position of a powerful EU spy chief is long overdue

The fact that a new series of attacks could take place in Paris so soon after the Charlie Hebdo murders illustrates the need for a European Union spy chief, writes Stephen Kingah.

Verhofstadt calls for creation of EU intelligence agency

Faced with the failure of European security cooperation, the leader of the Liberals in the European Parliament has called for the creation of an EU intelligence agency. EURACTIV France reports

Global Europe 16-10-2015

EU doesn’t need a CIA – but better intelligence would help

Björn Fägersten asks: could better intelligence-sharing boost European foreign and security policy?