Internal market committee to greenlight Network and Information Security directive

MEPs sitting on the internal market committee have welcomed plans for a new cybersecurity law, which was approved by national ministers in May. The Network and Information Security (NIS) directive will require “essential services” operators and “digital service providers” to notify the authorities about any cyber “incidents".

The committee will vote on Tuesday and is expected to give the plan its blessing. The European Parliament as a whole is then likely to follow suit, paving the way for national laws in the next two years.

Country: EU

Domains: IG

Stakeholder: European Bodies

Tags: internal market committee, Internet Governance, EU, Network and Information Security directive, cybersecurity

Posted on Wednesday 15 June 2016

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