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EU’s New Cybersecurity Directive Orders States To Set Up Emergency Response Teams, Better Risk Mgmt For Verticals

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February 7, 2013
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“With hacking and malware on the rise, Europe is cracking down on cybersecurity: today the European Commission, working with the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, is launching a new cybersecurity strategy along with a proposed directive on how to implement it (both embedded below). Among other things, the directive calls for each member state of the EU to set up ‘CERT’s — Computer Emergency Response Teams — to deal with hacking and malware crises, along with plans for how to deal with major incidents; and it wants also to put more pressure on private companies in different vertical sectors like banking to be more forthcoming in reporting major breaches.”

Source:EU’s New Cybersecurity Directive Orders States To Set Up Emergency Response Teams, Better Risk Mgmt For Verticals | TechCrunch