The Importance of a High Level of Cybersecurity: Cyberattacks to Debilitate States

Following an increase of cyberattacks during the coronavirus crisis, the latest cyberattacks – predominantly on Ukranian government and infrastructures – sheds light to a further aspect of the necessity for a high level of cyberresilience. Cyberattacks targeting essential services have the potential to inter alia destroy infrastructure, affect drinking water supply, hamper electricity and telecommunication … Continued

2nd Paper Accepted at the 37th BILETA Annual Conference 2022

Our new team member Paula Contreras will also present her research on the NIS Directive at the 37th BILETA Annual Conference. Her paper delves into the jurisdictional challenges that arise from the NIS Directive and identifies the shortcomings of the legal provisions on jurisdiction. It also advances the idea that the Directive ambiguities have given … Continued

Luxembourg Chairs the New European Cybersecurity Competence Centre

Pascal Steichen, Managing Director of SECURITYMADEIN.LU, has been elected Chair of the Governing Board of the new European Cybersecurity Competence Centre. The Governing Board of the Centre is composed of representatives from the Member States (27 members), the Commission (2 members) and ENISA (1 permanent observer). During the same meeting, the list of National Coordination Centers officially … Continued

Paper Accepted at the 37th BILETA Conference 2022

Our proposal ‘To Report, or Not to Report, that Is the Question! The Struggle in Determining a Report-Worthy Cyber Incident’ has been accepted for presentation at the annual conference of the British and Irish Law Education and Technology Association (BILETA). The conference will take place on 12-14 April at the University of Exeter, UK. Registrations … Continued

NIS 2.0: Council of the European Union General Approach

On 26 November 2021, the Council of the European Union published a draft compromise proposal for a NIS 2.0 Directive. The document also identifies as main political issues: the scope of the NIS 2.0 proposal, the inclusion of public administration under the scope of NIS 2.0, the exclusion clause of Art. 2(3)(a) NIS 2.0 proposal, … Continued