11.12.2015

Proposed Directive on network and information security (NIS) across the EU

Note from Presidency to Council dated 8 Dec 2015: Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning measures to ensure a high common level of network and information security across the Union - Presidency report on the state of play of trilogues (pdf)
[...] Notably concerning the timeline: Member States will transpose the Directive in their national legislation within 21 months and will carry out the identification of operators of essential services during additional 6 months.
5. The Presidency's aim is to present the agreed text for approval by the Permanent Representatives Committee (Coreper) on 18 December. This will be followed by the legallinguistic revision by quality advisors of both institutions early next year. To conclude the procedure, formal adoption by both the Council and the Parliament is required.
Source: Statewatch
European Commission - Press release: Commission welcomes agreement to make EU online environment more secure - Negotiators of the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission have agreed on the first EU-wide legislation on cybersecurity.