Council position at first reading: Directive on network and information security (NIS)

The Council position at first reading adopted today confirmed the agreement reached with the European Parliament in December 2015. To conclude the procedure, the legal act must still be approved by the European Parliament at second reading. The directive is expected to enter into force in August 2016. 
Source: Press releasePosition of the Council at first reading with a view to the adoption of a DIRECTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL concerning measures for a high common level of security of network and information systems across the Union (pdf)