Cybersecurity@CEPS Summit 2021

Once again, Sandra is invited to speak at the annual Cybersecurity@CEPS Summit. The 2021 summit “Building Cyber Resilience for a sustainable Post Pandemic Recovery“, held on 1-2 December 2021 aims to contribute to the next steps of the EU’s evolving cybersecurity efforts. Accordingly day one focuses on the NIS 2.0 proposal, while day two addresses … Continued

Università Bocconi School of Law “Quo Vadis, EU (Law)?”

It has been a great honour and a pleasure for Sandra to participate at the Bocconi School of Law’s hybrid conference “Quo Vadis, EU (Law)?” on 12 November 2021. The conference saw distinguished legal scholars such as Bruno de Witte (Maastricht University) and Paul Nemitz (Principal Adviser on Justice Policy, EU Commission) discussing how the … Continued

Germany: The IT Security Act 2.0

On 28 May 2021, the German IT Security Act 2.0 entered into force and introduces a number of changes to the existing regulation of critical infrastructures (corresponding to essential services under the NIS Directive) already covered by the BSI Act (Gesetz über das Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik (BSI-Gesetz)). These changes include: expansion of … Continued

Quo Vadis EU (Law)?

Sandra Schmitz is an invited speaker at the conference “Quo vadis, EU (Law)?” held on 11-12 November 2021 at Bocconi University, Milan. Within the session on Digital Europe, she will present on “Cybersecurity, the AI Act and State of the Art”.

New Publication: Comment on the Council Resolution on Encryption and Recital 54 NIS 2.0 Proposal

One year ago, the Council of the European Union published the Council Resolution on Encryption, in which the necessity for security through encryption and for security despite encryption is emphasized. The resolution is based on the assumption that access to encrypted content is becoming increasingly important for competent authorities in the area of security and … Continued