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ENISA publishes report on recommendations for data protection certification mechanisms under the GDPR

On 27 November 2017, the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (“ENISA”) published a report on Recommendations on European Data Protection Certification (“Report”). The aim of the Report is to identify and analyse challenges and opportunities of data protection certification mechanisms, as introduced by the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). The Report provides … Continue Reading

European Commission Publishes Communication on Cybersecurity

On 5 July, the European Commission (“EC”) published a communication outlining measures to improve resilience to cyber incidents, improve cooperation and information sharing, and promote innovation and competition in the European cybersecurity industry.   The communication highlights the EC’s intention to take cooperation, knowledge, and capacity to the next level, particularly through the imminent introduction … Continue Reading

ENISA, European cybersecurity agency, releases 2014 annual activity report

On July 28, the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) published its Annual Activity Report 2014. The report summarises its operations and programs from the previous year, and highlights the areas in which it feels it has contributed the most to Europe’s data protection and cybersecurity environment. The ENISA prides itself on … Continue Reading

ENISA Publishes Report & Good Practice Guide on Government Cloud Deployment

The EU Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) announced in a press release that it has produced a report titled ‘Good Practice Guide for Securely Deploying Governmental Clouds’, which analyses the current state of play regarding governmental Cloud deployment in 23 countries across Europe, categorised on a scale of “Early adoptors”, “Well-Informed”, “Innovators” or … Continue Reading

ENISA Cybersecurity Annual Report

ENISA, the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security, issued its Annual Incidents Report 2012. The report has been issued under Article 13a of the Common Regulatory Framework Directive (1009/140/EC) for electronic communications networks and services. The report highlights that 18 European Union countries reported 79 significant incidents during 2012. Only 9 countries reported … Continue Reading

European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) publish report on the cybersecurity threat landscape.

The European Network and Information Security Agency (“ENISA”) has published its first independent overview of how the cyberthreat landscape has evolved over the past few years. The report identifies the most common and dangerous cyberthreats, the methods used by malicious users and potential avoidance measures for web users. ENISA’s findings have ramifications from both an … Continue Reading

The European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) publishes report on the ‘Right To Be Forgotten’

The “right to be forgotten” as contained in the EU Commission’s Proposed Data Protection Regulation (Proposed Regulation), enhances the existing right to data erasure obligation by including an obligation on data controllers that have personal data public, to inform third parties on the data subject’s request to erase any links to, or copy or replicate … Continue Reading

ENISA find deficiencies in cyber incident reporting

The European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) has published a report on ‘Cyber Incident Reporting in the EU’, and has found that many incidents remain undetected or unreported. As a result, the lack of transparency and information on data security breaches makes it difficult for policy makers to understand the overall impact, and to … Continue Reading
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