Over the last decade, there has been a significant development of privacy standards, which aim at contributing to the integration of privacy requirements into information processes, systems and services.
This ENISA study, explores how the standards-developing world has been responding to the fast-changing and demanding realm of privacy. This study provides insights into the state-of-the-art of privacy standards in the information security context by mapping existing standards available and standardisation initiatives alike.
Update: the document has been re-issued.
European Commission strategies for boosting digital connectivity and skills are targeting real needs in the single market, according to the results of a comprehensive study of ICT in education published today.
The EU is supporting the digitisation of its economies and societies by setting up a new funding programme, Digital Europe, for the years 2021 to 2027. Today, the Council’s Permanent Representatives Committee confirmed the common understanding reached by the Romanian presidency and the European Parliament on the proposal, which aims to promote the large-scale roll-out and uptake of key digital technologies such as artificial intelligence applications and state-of-the-art cybersecurity tools.
Today, the Council’s Permanent Representatives Committee granted the Romanian presidency a mandate to start talks with the European Parliament on establishing a top knowledge base for cybersecurity called the European Cybersecurity Industrial, Technology and Research Centre and setting up a Network of National Coordination Centres. Together, these structures will help secure the digital single market and increase the EU’s autonomy in the area of cybersecurity.
The selected Digital Innovation Hubs (DIHs) will receive mentoring and coaching on business development, financing and innovation management. The ultimate goal is to develop a blueprint for cross-border collaboration based on the assessment of hubs’ business models, common systems, collaboration, and governance structures.