EU Parliament Approves Revised Draft Of Cyber Security Directive

Author:Mr Mauricio Paez and Kevin D Lyles
Profession:Jones Day

The EU Parliament approved on March 13, 2014, a revised draft of the Cyber Security Directive first issued by the EU Commission in early 2013. The Directive will impose mandatory obligations on public authorities and market operators, and thereby aims to harmonize cybersecurity across the EU. With its revisions, the EU Parliament provided for a clearer definition of the critical infrastructure businesses that will be subject to the Directive (information society services are no longer subject to the Directive). The revised draft...

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