EU Has Lost the Plot, Will Ban Encryption — Think of the Children

EU Has Lost the Plot, Will Ban Encryption — Think of the Children

The European Union “is failing to protect children.” Something must be done—and, yes, what they’re proposing is indeed something ...
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Facebook’s Threat to Exit Europe—EU Waves Buh-Bye

Meta, Facebook’s parent, warned investors that it might need to pull out of Europe. Here’s why … ...
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EU, U.S. Partner on Malware, Cybersecurity Defense

Last week, the world’s major democratic governments took steps to coordinate cybersecurity defenses, with the European Union and the United States launching an initiative to combat ransomware, which has become an increasingly ...
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COVID-19 Exacerbated Existing Cybercrime Patterns, Europol Says

COVID-19 Exacerbated Existing Cybercrime Patterns, Europol Says

Europol has published its seventh Internet Organized Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA), the agency’s annual cybercrime report containing updates on the latest trends and effects of cybercrime in the European Union and beyond ...
EU Takes Aim at China and Huawei in 5G Cybersecurity Report

EU Takes Aim at China and Huawei in 5G Cybersecurity Report

A European Union report assessing risks to its planned 5G cybersecurity networks says that foreign states and state-backed actors represent the biggest threat, and it all but named Chinese firm Huawei as ...
Data Erasure & The Right to be Forgotten

Data Erasure & The Right to be Forgotten

The ‘right to be forgotten’ is a legal concept that is fast evolving in the European Union (EU) that could eventually find its way to the US federal law according to data ...
Report: Russia is using social media to influence European Parliamentary elections

Report: Russia is using social media to influence European Parliamentary elections

A new report is out claiming that Russian bad actors are increasingly pouring misinformation through social media channels with a clear goal to influence the upcoming European Parliamentary elections. Bad actors are ...
Does Microsoft Violate GDPR? European Regulator Asks Tough Questions

Does Microsoft Violate GDPR? European Regulator Asks Tough Questions

EU privacy regulator investigates Microsoft. Audits contracts with EU bodies for compliance. This comes after serious allegations that Microsoft Office's telemetry features fell foul of GDPR ...
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ENISA issues recommendations to protect EU Parliament elections against cyber-threats

ENISA issues recommendations to protect EU Parliament elections against cyber-threats

With the European Union Parliament elections just around the corner, the EU Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) has released a detailed paper discussing the evolving threat of cyber-attacks on election ...