European Commission Published its Proposal for Regulation on Privacy and Electronic Communications

The European Commission published its proposal for a Regulation on Privacy and Electronic Communications on 10th Jan, 2017. The proposal aims at reinforcing trust and security in the Digital Single Market by updating the legal framework on ePrivacy. Why a reform of ePrivacy legislation? European legislation is keeping up with the fast pace at which…

EU-US agreement offers new opportunities for research cooperation

European and American researchers will be able to work together more closely on projects funded under Horizon 2020, the European Union’s research and innovation programme. This is thanks to an agreement concluded today between the European Commission and the US Government. Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, said: “Bright ideas should know…

TABC Hosts EU-U.S. Cyber Dialogue Stakeholder Meeting

On Thursday, 15 December 2016 the Trans-Atlantic Business Council hosted the Stakeholder Meeting for the EU-U.S. Cyber Dialogue. On the occasion of the 3rd EU-U.S. Cyber Dialogue, U.S. Government and European Union representatives engaged in a discussion on EU-US cooperation on cyber foreign policy issues with stakeholders from industry, consumer groups, think tanks/academia, and civil…

ENISA Published National Cybersecurity Strategy Good Practice Guide 2016

European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) published its first National Cyber Security Strategy (NCSS) Good Practice Guide in 2012. Since then, EU Member States and EFTA countries have made great progress in developing and implementing their strategies. This guide is updating the different steps, objectives and good practices of the original guide…

DISCOVERY Capacity Building Workshop in Toronto

On July 8, 2016, DISCOVERY project held a successful Capacity Building Workshop on EU-North America collaboration in ICT R&I at University of Toronto, Galbraith Building Room 202 as a side event of SAVI Annual General Meeting Conference 2016. This capacity-building workshop is part of the DISCOVERY cycle of workshops to explore and share opportunities for EU-North America collaboration in…