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Cybersecurity: EU to ban anonymous websites

The EU is currently drafting legislation to increase cyber security (revised NIS Directive, in short “NIS 2”). According to this directive, the registration of internet domain names will in future require the correct identification of the owner in the Whois database, including name, address and telephone number. So far, registries such as denic do not register telephone numbers of the holders. The leading Industry Committee wants to additionally mandate „verification“ of the registration data. The plans could mean the end of “whois privacy” services for proxy registration of domains, threatening the safety of activists and whistleblowers. The Home Affairs Committee is voting on the issue this week. The lead committee ITRE is expected to take a position at the end of the month.​

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Future Sensors

78% of human domainers will be replaced by robots
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10,749
EU Parliament committee adopts new cybersecurity law for critical services

The leading committee of the European Parliament adopted on Thursday (28 October, 2021) a legislative proposal intended to secure Europe’s critical entities from cyberattacks.

The Parliament’s committee on industry, research and energy (ITRE) endorsed the so-called NIS2 Directive, a revision of the Directive on Security of Network and Information Systems. The existing NIS Directive was the first EU-wide legislation to set up minimum cybersecurity requirements for businesses and organisations providing essential services.

Although the NIS Directive was only adopted in 2016, the fast-paced nature of the cyber environment prompted a revision of the legislation to strengthen the cybersecurity requirements and extend the scope to more entities with a high-risk profile, based on the criticality of their role in the economy and democratic processes.

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https://www.euractiv.com/section/cy...-new-cybersecurity-law-for-critical-services/
 
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