Negotiators from the European Parliament, the Council of the EU and the Commission have reached an agreement on a revised directive that will facilitate the availability and re-use of public sector data.
EU-wide cybersecurity certification will soon be available for Internet-connected devices, enabling consumers to make more informed choices and making it easier for companies to market their smart products across Europe. Today, member states’ ambassadors approved the proposed Cybersecurity Act, which will also upgrade the current European Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) into a permanent EU Agency for Cybersecurity. A provisional agreement on the new law was reached between the presidency and the European Parliament on 10 December.
The eIDAS Regulation (EU) No 910/2014, lays down requirements for qualified electronic signature creation devices (QSCD) to ensure the functionality of advanced electronic signatures and seals. In the specific context of QSCD however, security evaluation and certification must be carried out against standards established by means of a Commission implementing act (CID).