Changes in EU legislation coming into force in 2018 will affect almost every company that does business in or with the EU.
What is the NIS?
The Network and Information Security (NIS) Directive will be implemented to achieve a common level of protection against cyber-attacks across all member states. This will affect companies providing essential services (e.g. energy, health, transportation) and digital services (online marketplaces, search engines, and cloud computing).
What is the GDPR?
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will bring data protection law up-to date to reflect society’s behaviours and values, including the use of social media and other online services. It requires each organisation to have regard to the ‘state-of-the-art’ when ensuring it is appropriately protected for its defined level of risk. It also introduces mandatory reporting of personal data breaches. There will be severe fines for non-compliance to GDPR.
What is a Security Posture?
The National Cyber Security Centre states that ...
"DEFINING AND COMMUNICATING YOUR BOARD'S INFORMATION RISK REGIME IS CENTRAL TO YOUR ORGANISATION'S OVERALL CYBER SECURITY STRATEGY"
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