Based on a survey of organizations from the UK, France and Germany, FireEye found that many organizations in Europe are unprepared for and challenged by cost and complexity of compliance with new European Union (EU) security legislation.
The European Parliament has agreed its text, the Commission is satisfied with the latest draft, so now we’re are only waiting for the Council of member states to work out what they do and do not want in the new Data Protection Regulation.
British intelligence agency GCHQ has, at least on one occasion, slurped up emails sent by and to journalists working for a number of high-profile news organizations and shared their contents on its own intranet, the Guardian reported.
ENISA publishes a good practice guide on Actionable Information for Security Incident Response, aiming to provide a picture of the challenges national CERTs and other security organizations encounter as they try to generate actionable output from large amounts of data.
When British Prime Minister David Cameron announced on Tuesday his plan to introduce new surveillance powers in the UK by forcing businesses to plant backdoors in their communication products, and ban applications that use end-to-end encryption, security experts we asked for an opinion have unanimously declared that weakening users' security posture is not the right answer to the problem of fighting criminals and terrorists.
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