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ENISA conducts a gap analysis of European cyber security legislation

In a new paper the EU cyber security agency ENISA takes a snapshot of existing and future EU legislation on security measures and cyber incident reporting. The analysis underlines important steps forward, but also identifies gaps in national implementation, as most incidents are not reported.

The new report ’Cyber Incident Reporting in the EU’ provides an overview of existing and planned legislation covering mandatory incident reporting clauses. The paper also identifies areas for improvement.

The executive director of ENISA, Professor Udo Helmbrecht, commented:

“Incident reporting is essential to obtain a true cyber security picture. The EU’s cyber security strategy is an important step and one of its goals is to extend the scope of reporting provisions.”

Read the full report.

•Date: 29th August 2012 • Europe/UK •Type: Article • Topic: ISM

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