2018: The year of the NIS Directive

In 2017 the GDPR buzz reached peak intensity, even in the cybersecurity community. It practically drowned out any mentions of another important upcoming EU law: The Network and Information Security (NIS) Directive.

The NIS Directive is the first piece of EU-wide legislation on cybersecurity and, by May 9, 2018, all EU member countries will have to have it incorporated it into their own national laws.

Read why Marnix Dekker, Network and Information Security Expert at ENISA, thinks that the NIS Directive is a big deal which deserves much more attention than the GDPR, at least from everyone in the cybersecurity community on Help Net Security.