The Commission will today hold the third meeting of the Advisory Group on EU Trade Agreements, a body created in September 2017 to allow the Commission to foster in-depth dialogue with civil society and gather more easily different perspectives and insights from a wide and balanced group of stakeholders.
A new certification framework for connected devices, together with a stronger role for the EU Cybersecurity Agency, were backed by Industry Committee MEPs on Tuesday.
“Today’s vote is a very important step towards a long-term vision of improving cybersecurity in the European Union. It will increase consumers’ trust in internet-connected products and IT solutions”, said the EPP Group Spokeswoman in the European Parliament’s Industry Committee, Angelika Niebler MEP, after the adoption and vote to enter into negotiations on the EU Cybersecurity Agency (ENISA).
Civil Liberties MEPs approved the deal reached with Council on new rules to strengthen data protection in EU institutions, bodies and agencies.
The processing of personal data carried out in the context of such activity must respect the rules of EU law on the protection of personal data.
The European Parliament voted today in favour of a resolution, pointing out the inadequacy of the protection afforded by the EU-US Privacy Shield. Via this arrangement, the European Commission (EC) authorises the transfer of personal data to a third country, if that country guarantees an adequate level of protection.