Jeremy Kirk, IDG News Service
The European Union is refining a set of guidelines that would strengthen its ability to respond to computer security crises as well as ensure Internet infrastructure in member countries is more resilient.
In late March, the European Commission adopted a set of recommendations called the Critical Information Infrastructure Protection (CIIP).
The proposals seek to improve Europe's ability to cope with large-scale cyberattacks or disruptions, said Andrea Glorioso, a policy officer in the Commission's Directorate-General for the Information Society and Media. Glorioso gave a presentation at the Conference on Cyber Warfare on Thursday in Tallinn, Estonia.
This article appeared in PCWorld on June 18, 2009 and is available here in full:
EU Progressing on Information Infrastructure Policy