Elektrilevi joins European network for cyber-security

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Elektrilevi, Estonia’s largest network operator with around 475,000 customers, 64,000 kilometres of power lines and more than 24,000 substations, has joined the European Network for Cyber Security (ENCS) with the stated aim of improving its cyber-resilience. Elektrilevi is the first The…

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SANS European Security Awareness Summit 2016

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans This event takes place on 9 – 11 November 2016, at the Grand Connaught Rooms. SANS presents a two-day training course and one-day summit dedicated to building a high-impact security awareness programme. We recommend attending the two days of training as…

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Top European Court Rules That NSA Spying Makes U.S. Unsafe For Data

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The European Union no longer considers the United States a “safe harbor” for data because the National Security Agency surveillance exposed by whistleblower Edward Snowden “enables interference, by United States public authorities, with the fundamental rights of persons.” The EU’s highest…

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EUROPEAN COURT OPINION THREATENS NSA SPYING OVERSEAS

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A land­mark agree­ment on data-shar­ing between the United States and Europe is “in­val­id,” an ad­viser to a top European court said Wed­nes­day, in a de­cision that could lay the ground­work for lim­it­a­tions on the Na­tion­al Se­cur­ity Agency’s glob­al In­ter­net spy­ing prac­tices….

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European Watchdog Accuses Facebook of NSA-Style Spying

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Earlier, the Belgian Privacy Commission (BPC) filed a lawsuit against Facebook, which the BPC said is spying on people in “the very same way” that the US National Security Agency (NSA) does, according to media reports. Speaking at a court hearing, Frederic Debussere, a lawyer…

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