New Publication: Towards an Efficient and Coherent Regulatory Framework on Cybersecurity in the EU: The Proposals for a NIS 2.0 Directive and a Cyber Resilience Act

Cybersecurity regulation in the EU has long been implemented in a piece-meal fashion resulting in a fragmented regulatory landscape. Recent developments triggered the EU to review its approach which has not resulted in the envisaged high level of cyber resilience across the Union. Our paper addresses the EU’s limited mandate to regulate cybersecurity and outlines … Continued

When Security Interests Collide: Weakening End-to-End Encyrption? – A Brief Note on Recital 98 NIS 2 Directive

In November 2020, 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

16 January 2023: The NIS 2 Directive Enters into Force

Today, the NIS 2 Directive (Directive (EU) 2022/2555 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 December 2022 on measures for a high common level of cybersecurity across the Union, amending Regulation (EU) No 910/2014 and Directive (EU) 2018/1972, and repealing Directive (EU) 2016/1148 (NIS 2 Directive), OJ L 333, 27.12.2022, p. 80–152) enters into force. … Continued

New Publications Forthcoming

With the end of EnCaViBS approaching, we are happy to announce that some of our interim research results will soon be published. All publications will be open access and include the following: Paula Contreras, ‘The Transnational Dimension of Cybersecurity – The NIS Directive and its Jurisdictional Challenges’ in: C. Onwubiko, P. Rosati, A. Rege, A. … Continued