Security

GAO: Agencies Overseeing Critical Sectors Must Ensure NIST Cybersecurity Framework Compliance – Executive Gov

Submitted by rruggia on Tue, 10/27/2020 - 08:10

The Government Accountability Office has found that most organizations voluntarily agreed to adopt the National Institute of Standards and Technology's cybersecurity framework but their overseeing agencies are yet to develop ways to ensure NIST compliance.

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United States
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Security
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What We Know and Don’t Know About the International Cyberattack - The New York Times

Submitted by rruggia on Wed, 04/17/2019 - 16:26

Hospitals in Britain, several companies in Spain and 11 other countries have confirmed attacks to their systems. Patient information does not appear to have been stolen or compromised, according to the National Health Service of Britain.

By Russell Goldman May 12, 2017

Right Now: Security experts warned that the full impact of the audacious cyberattack that crippled 200,000 computers in more than 150 countries might be truly felt in the new workweek as workers return to their offices and turn back on their computers.

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united kingdom
Global challenges
Topics
ICT
Security
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Trust Services and Electronic identification (eID) | Digital Single Market (EU)

Submitted by rruggia on Wed, 10/31/2018 - 09:18

The Regulation (EU) N°910/2014 on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions in the internal market (eIDAS Regulation) adopted by the co-legislators on 23 July 2014 is a milestone to provide a predictable regulatory environment to enable secure and seamless electronic interactions between businesses, citizens and public authorities.

Electronic identification (eID) and electronic Trust Services (eTS) are key enablers for secure cross-border electronic transactions and central building blocks of the Digital Single Market.

The eIDAS Regulation:

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Europe
european union
Global challenges
Topics
ICT
Security
Service quality
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Securing Information and Communication Networks - Best Practices for Developing a Culture of Cybersecurity (ITU)

Submitted by ruggia on Thu, 06/28/2018 - 14:30

ITU(2017) This report is composed of a number of best practice reports on different aspects of cybersecurity. An analysis of an ITU’s cybersecurity awareness survey demonstrates that while a number of countries have to improve cybersecurity awareness, some do not, and those that do often do not target key segments of society. Strong attention is often paid to child online protection as a priority. Information related to the ITU’s Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI) conducted is also provided.

Global challenges
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ICT
Security
Digital Economy Topical Cluster
New risks
Digital Economy Observatory : Only Tags
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France: La Caisse nationale d'assurance vieillesse (Cnav) quitte Facebook pour protéger les données des retraités

Submitted by -filhon on Thu, 04/05/2018 - 11:42

marianne.net (05.04.2018) ​L’Assurance retraite a désactivé sa page Facebook ce mercredi 4 avril afin de “protéger les données de ses utilisateurs", suite à l’affaire Cambridge Analytica et le détournement de plusieurs millions de profils d’utilisateurs du réseau social à des fins politiques.

Regions / Country
france
Topics
Security
Data management
Digital Economy Topical Cluster
Societal Impact
New risks
Digital Economy Observatory : Only Tags
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Conference: Cyber security in Estonia - Ms Liisa Past

Submitted by ruggia on Thu, 02/01/2018 - 10:44

https://www.eu2017.ee/cultural-events/embedding-digital-societal-challenges 

 

Regions / Country
estonia
Topics
ICT
Security
The technological transition
Service quality
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