Cybersecurity

19-09-2017

Ansip: Free flow of data could raise European salaries

Jobs could be more secure and better paid because of the European Commission's new proposal to guarantee the free flow of data between EU countries, Andrus Ansip said in an interview.

Politics 29-03-2017

The Presidency debate: Europe’s security

Europe is facing many security challenges. The Maltese Presidency has made it a priority.

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12-02-2014

Kroes: Children must be aware of their online rights, responsabilities

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.

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Digital 08-02-2013

Storm cloud emerges from EU cybersecurity strategy

While viewed as a “step in the right direction”, the EU’s new cybersecurity strategy is criticised by experts for its lack of clarity on ensuring the safety of cloud computing.
The European Commission released its cybersecurity strategy yesterday (7 January) to address concerns and promote greater internet safety.
But the obligation put on EU member countries to report cyberattacks are “vague” and appear to do little to protect EU citizens' data stored outside the EU, said lawyer Wim Nauwelaerts.

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09-01-2013

EU launches center to fight cybercrime

This is the EC3: Europe's latest attempt to fight cybercrime.
The new European Cybercrime Center will officially launch on Friday in the Dutch city of The Hague. It will focus on stopping internet fraud and online sexual exploitation.
'EC3 will focus on cybercrime committed by organized crime groups particularly those generating large criminal profits such as online frauds and cybercrimes which cause a serious harm to the victims such as child sexual exploitation', EU Home Affairs commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said.

02-10-2012

Cybersecurity in the EU: What’s at stake?

Cyberspace is a new and unfamiliar domain that has gradually become the 'nervous system' through which society operates. In a world where over 87% of the population are mobile users , the stark reality is that cyber security is a growing global challenge demanding rational and universal solutions.
As governments, enterprises and consumers have become increasingly reliant on ICT solutions that integrate inputs designed, developed, coded and manufactured by multiple suppliers around the world, the scale of the cyber security challenge has grown exponentially.

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28-03-2012

EU to launch cyber crime agency

A European agency to fight against rising levels of online crime. That is the topic of a proposal tabled by the European Commission on Wednesday.
Europe's cyber crime center will specifically target severe organized e-crimes such as frauds involving credit cards or online child sexual exploitation.
Fighting against identity theft and protecting social network profiles will also be priority. This top-level European policy authority already has a special unit dedicated to cybercrime and to monitoring possible online terrorist activities.