EU presents final text of NIS2 directive
The European Union recently published the final text of the updated Network and Information Security (NIS2) Directive. The directive, which will enter into force in three weeks, requires companies belonging to critical infrastructure to implement certain security measures.
The improved NIS direc... Read more
EU governments and lawmakers agree to toughen cybersecurity rules
The new laws will target "key sectors" according to the European Commission.
EU countries and lawmakers agreed last week to tougher cybersecurity rules for large energy, transport and financial firms, digital providers and medical device makers, according to a report in Reuters. The announcement... Read more
Failed to patch Log4j? You might be risking a million-dollar penalty
The US Consumer and Market Authority (Federal Trade Commission) is threatening fines of hundreds of millions of dollars for American organizations that fail to patch Log4j.
On December 9, Alibaba's cloud security team disclosed a vulnerability in Log4j. The wildly popular Java library is applied... Read more
EU wants to increase fines on violation of cybersecurity laws
The European Union has increased the number of companies subject to strict cybersecurity rules and increased fines for companies that do not comply with them. When companies ignore the rules, they can expect fines of up to 2 percent of global revenue.
Now that a large proportion of Europe's popu... Read more