Wednesday, February 13, 2013

EU Cybersecurity plan to protect open internet and online freedom and opportunity


On Thursday, 7 February the European Commission has launched EU Cybersecurity plan to protect open internet and online freedom and opportunity. Its purpose is to enhance cyber resilience of information systems, to reduce cybercrime and strengthening EU international cyber-security policy and cyber defence.


EU Cybersecurity plan includes:

  • Cybersecurity Strategy of the European Union: An Open, Safe and Secure Cyberspace
  • Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning measures to ensure a high common level of network and information security across the Union
  • Executive Summary of the Impact Assessment
  • Impact Assessment

Monday, February 11, 2013

What's wrong with data protection?


On the 31 January I went to the conference titled ‘What’s wrong with data protection,' organized by Greens/EFA in the European parliament. There were many different speakers representing unalike views on the same issue. The discussions were very interesting and instructive and gave me many interesting ideas to think about.