EU security

26 Oct: Vice-President Schinas opening speech at the “EU Security, Migration and Asylum Policy in a strong transatlantic partnership” discussion with the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

(Source: European Commission)

“Check against delivery”

Dear Dean (Rachel Kyte),

Dear Professors,

Dear students,

I am very pleased to join you today, though I had hoped it would be in person. I am confident however that I will be able to pay you a visit at another time and very much look forward to this.  .

The transatlantic partnership is a unique one. It builds on a shared history, shared values and shared interests. On a promise of collective peace and progress.

And it continues to be an anchor of global stability and the driver of our common prosperity.

But …

10 Jun: Parliament calls for beefed-up EU security against cyber threats

(Source: European Parliament)

Hybrid threats and cyberattacks on infrastructure are increasingCall for tighter standards amid boom in connected devicesCOVID19 crisis has exposed the cyber vulnerabilities of critical sectors

MEPs call for tighter EU cybersecurity standards for connected devices, apps and operating systems, amid recent cyberattacks on critical infrastructure in the EU.

A resolution adopted on Thursday calls for connected products and associated services, including supply chains, to be made secure-by-design, resilient to cyber incidents, and quickly patched if vulnerabilities are discovered.

MEPs welcome the European Commission’s plans to propose horizontal legislation on cybersecurity requirements for connected products and associated services, …