One week before the European Commission is expected to present a slew of new cyber security proposals, Vice-President Andrus Ansip said that the new measures will not take away too much power from national authorities.
EU digital chief Andrus Ansip wants to set up a new office to certify the cybersecurity level of technology products -- which would make them more competitive globally -- as part of an overhaul of the bloc's rules in September.
MEPs are pressuring the European Commission to propose new cyber crime rules on hacking vulnerabilities, encryption and information sharing between EU countries, ahead of a legal overhaul planned for September.
Andrus Ansip told EURACTIV.com in an interview that Estonia's digital success can't be copied everywhere and the 2007 cyber security attacks there would have been worse if EU countries hadn't shared information to help out.
The EU cybersecurity agency ENISA will get a makeover in September when the European Commission renews its mandate and presents a batch of new cybersecurity measures. The director of the Athens-based agency has been asking for a bigger budget to deal with the rise in attacks on internet-connected devices.
EXCLUSIVE / Europe's cybersecurity agency has admitted it is unprepared for the advent of the internet of things, lacking the money and expertise to meet the challenges posed by the much hyped move towards digitally connected devices.
European countries have entered a global race to develop aggressive cyber attack capabilities, according to the latest threat landscape analysis published by the European cyber security Agency ENISA yesterday (11 December).
The vast majority of significant electronic systems failures in Europe are caused by faulty software and botched repair jobs, rather than deliberate cyber attacks, according to a report by the EU’s computer systems watchdog published yesterday (20 August).
European governments and businesses should investigate alternative communication channels to e-mail in the longer term after a string of alarming attacks, the EU’s cyber security agency warned today (13 March) in a special alert.
Cyberattackers are a step ahead of consumers and are set to target smartphones and social media increasingly over the next year, according to a report by the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA).
Hundreds of cybersecurity experts from major banks, telecoms companies, internet service providers and governments across Europe are joining a joint cyberattack exercise taking place today (4 October), the European Commission announced.
Most cyber security incidents are often not reported or detected even though they can affect millions of citizens and businesses, the EU's cyber security agency ENISA warned in a new report published today (27 August).