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NIS Directive adopted: cyber-security taken to the next level

16 September 2016

As of 2014, 88% of the world malicious web resources were located in Europe and North America; it was time to act. On 6 July 2016 the European Parliament adopted the final version of Directive 2016/1148 concerning measures for a high common level of security of network and information systems across the Union (the "NIS Directive"). This new instrument is set to establish a cyber-security framework with new onerous requirements.

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