Computer network security

Stepped-up investment and cooperation urged for improved cyber security

Bled, 3 September – Accelerated digitalisation comes with an increase in cyber threats and to tackle those boosted cooperation across the board and more investments in operational capacities, particularly when it comes to staff, are needed, heard a conference on cyber security held in Bled on Friday.

North Macedonia’s New COVID-19 Restrictions Raise Personal Data Fears

Faced with yet another surge in infections, particularly in the capital Skopje and in the town of Tetovo, the government has decided that, starting next Monday, all hospitality venues with a capacity over 30 guests must introduce private security personnel to check guests for vaccination certificates on entry.

Improving cyber security a priority of Slovenia’s EU presidency

Ljubljana – Improving cybersecurity across the EU will be one of the priorities of Slovenia’s EU presidency during its six-month stint in the second half of the year. Uroš Svete, head of the country’s Information Security Administration, says Slovenia will strive to improve the exchange of information among member states and boost security culture.

CERT-RO's Cimpean: Public-private partnerships needed to fight cybercrime

Privately-run companies must be part of the solution to fight cybercrime, and co-operation between the public and private sectors is needed to combat the phenomenon, Director General of the Romanian National Cyber Security and Incident Response Team (CERT-RO) Dan Cimpean told a specialist conference on Thursday.

Bulgarian Cybersecurity Expert: Remote Working Heightens Risk of Hacker Attacks

For the larger part of Bulgarians working from home in time of pandemic is an advantage. It's true that some firms could not switch over to a digital-only business model and keep on working. Fortunately, the larger part of businesses made the necessary transformations quite promptly and managed to adapt to the new situation caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Dragos Preda: EU Cybersecurity Center must adopt zero-trust security model

The European Cybersecurity Center must use the zero-trust concept, which is imperative and highly topical in cybersecurity, Secretary of State in the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure Dragos Preda told a debate on digitization today. "The zero-trust concept implies total distrust, permanent verification.

Memorandum on rendering Bucharest-based EU cybersecurity centre operational on Gov't meeting agenda

A memorandum on organizational aspects related to rendering operational the European Cybersecurity Industrial, Technology and Research Competence Centre, the first EU structure to be based in Romania, is on the agenda of the government's January 6 meeting.