EU action against  rare diseases
14 Sep 2018 – 16:21 | No Comment

Though individual rare diseases (RDs) affect less than five in every 10,000 people, the aggregate number of individuals suffering from a rare disease is estimated to be nearly 400 million worldwide. The lack of efficient …

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Cybersecurity in a connected world
20 Sep 2018 – 16:41
Cybersecurity in a connected world

With its strong industrial base, Europe can become a leading player in cybersecurity. Angelika Niebler MEP says we should reinforce Europe’s cybersecurity efforts through European cybersecurity certification schemes
Technology is a disruptive force. It shapes and …

Europe’s new cybersecurity package
12 Apr 2018 – 17:37
Europe’s new cybersecurity package

With its new cybersecurity package, the EU is taking the first step towards a higher level of resilience and preparedness. Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society Mariya Gabriel outlines the EU’s new plan
European Commission President …

NATO’s new role in tackling cyber threats
07 Dec 2016 – 15:00
NATO’s new role in tackling cyber threats

We may not see cyber-attacks but they are happening every day, and with increasing severity. In the UK, 90% of large organisations have reported cyber breaches over the last two years and the average cost …

Girding for battle in the cyber arena
07 Dec 2016 – 14:47
Girding for battle in the cyber arena

The digital age has opened up new possibilities to connect, allowing people to participate actively in social, cultural and political spheres. As a result, our economies have become more vulnerable to cyber threats. Afzal Khan …

Cyberspace, the final frontier
30 Nov 2016 – 15:09
Cyberspace, the final frontier

By Victor Negrescu MEP, Member, European Parliament
 The emergence of a new social environment of human practices and interaction has been apparent for quite some time. The increasing number of actions which no longer require a …

Do employees threaten your company’s security?
30 Nov 2016 – 14:10
Do employees threaten your company’s security?

By Simon Bowyer, Senior Consultant, Human Performance, QinetiQ
In 2015, an auditor from Morrisons with a grudge was jailed for leaking personal data, including bank details, of 100,000 other employees. It cost Morrisons more than £2 …

What should Europe do differently in tackling cyber risk?
30 Nov 2016 – 12:14
What should Europe do differently in tackling cyber risk?

By Arvind Venkataramana, Research Director, International Centre for Parliamentary Studies
The 2016 Cyber Security Roundtable organised by the International Centre for Parliamentary Studies took place in Brussels on the 12th of October. Attendees included Members of …