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  • NIS 2: pay attention or pay the costs

    2021-10-18 Blog

    At the end of 2020, the European Commission came up with a proposal to revise EU cybersecurity legislation, following the allegedly increased cyberthreats due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The NIS 2 Directive proposal aims to improve the resilience and incident response capacities of public and private entities, deemed to be critical infrastructures. These entities also include domain name registries, registrars, DNS service providers and root servers operators.

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  • EU Policy Update – September 2021

    2021-10-06 EU Policy Updates

    In a nutshell: Ursula von der Leyen delivered her speech on the State of the Union. Denmark and Germany’s ministers called for stricter rules in the Digital Services Act (DSA), while EEA EFTA states called for more balance with freedom of expression. JURI and ITRE adopted their opinions on the DSA. The Slovenian Presidency circulated its proposal for a compromise text on the DSA. Potential areas for consensus were debated in trilogues regarding the e-Evidence proposal. The Netherlands released a non-paper on the Data Act ahead of the EU proposal expected in December.

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  • CENTR publishes the CENTRstats Global TLD Report Q2/2021

    2021-09-28 News

    The CENTRstats Global TLD Report Q2/2021 has been published. It covers the global status and registration trends in all top-level domains (legacy gTLDs, new gTLDs and ccTLDs), with a specific focus on the European ccTLD market.

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  • CENTR in 2022 and beyond: a General Manager's perspective

    2021-09-22 Blog

    General Manager, Peter Van Roste, shares some insights into CENTR’s strategic planning process and touches on some of the changes coming in the next few years.

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  • EU Policy Update – Summer 2021

    2021-09-08 EU Policy Updates

    In a nutshell: Slovenia took over the Presidency of the Council of the EU. The European Parliament adopted a temporary ePrivacy derogation to detect and remove child abuse. The NIS2 and CER Directives, as well as the DSA Regulation proposals advanced through the European Parliamentary discussions. The Council of the EU published its conclusions on intellectual property policy. The European Data Protection Board adopted guidelines on the concepts of controller and processor. ENISA published a report stating that supply chain cyberattacks are expected to quadruple in 2021.

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