Parliament works to boost Europe's cyber security

March 11, 2019

Internet use and the number of connected devices continue to increase, but so do cyber threats. Parliament has approved new legislation to improve your security. Activities by cybercriminals are increasing in complexity and sophistication. On Tuesday 12 March, MEPs voted in favour of the cybersecurity act which aims to improve the European response to the increasing number of cyber threats by strengthening the role of the European Agency for Network and Information Security (Enisa) and establishing a common cybersecurity certification framework.

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