The Commission is today reporting on progress made in building a genuine and effective Security Union since the October European Council.
The Commission today announced new detailed measures that will pave the way for a smooth transition to new VAT (Value-Added Tax) rules for e-commerce that come into force in January 2021.
Several measures to improve cybersecurity in the EU were provisionally agreed by MEPs and member states on Monday.
ENISA welcomes the political agreement on the Cybersecurity Act reached on 10 December 2018 by the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union, and the European Commission. Henceforth, ENISA will be known as ‘the EU Agency for Cybersecurity’.
MEPs are set to vote on the introduction of a digital tax, the first of its kind, targeting major tech companies.
BEREC Chair Johannes Gungl will present the outcomes of the latest plenary meetings at the public debriefing in Brussels on 12 December 2018. He invites all interested parties to attend in person or online via live stream and to ask questions
This evening, the European Parliament, the Council and the European Commission have reached a political agreement on the Cybersecurity Act which reinforces the mandate of the EU Agency for Cybersecurity, (European Union Agency for Network and Information and Security, ENISA) so as to better support Member States with tackling cybersecurity threats and attacks. The Act also establishes an EU framework for cybersecurity certification, boosting the cybersecurity of online services and consumer devices.
Today the European Commission is launching an annual scoreboard to monitor women’s participation in the digital economy, on the occasion of the birthday of Ada Lovelace, considered as the world’s first computer programmer. The Women in Digital scoreboard is one of the actions to assess women’s inclusion in digital jobs, careers and entrepreneurship initiated by Mariya Gabriel, Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society. The Scoreboard assesses EU countries’ performance in the areas of internet use and internet user skills, as well as specialist skills and employment, based on 13 indicators.