[AfrICANN-discuss] Internet Governance Weekly Brief : EU-U.S. Cyber Dialogue; U.S.-Mexico-Canada cooperation on cybersecurity; NATO’s annual cyber conference; EU to strengthen cybersecurity rules; Africa (cybercrime forum, internet penetration, regula...

Mamadou LO alfamamadou at hotmail.com
Fri Oct 19 16:41:44 UTC 2018

This week “Following the fifth EU-U.S. Cyber Dialogue last month in Brussels, the United States and the European Union today released a statement reaffirming their “strong partnership in favour of a global, open, stable and secure cyberspace where the rule of law fully applies, where the same rights that individuals have offline are protected online, and where the security, economic growth, prosperity, and integrity of free and democratic societies is promoted and preserved..” https://www.meritalk.com/articles/eu-u-s-reaffirm-cyber-partnership/ . Furthemore, “EU leaders will discuss how to beef up the fight against cyber security threats at a meeting later this month, following revelations of Russian espionage against the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons..” https://www.ft.com/content/2c65bd92-c7d5-11e8-ba8f-ee390057b8c9 In addition “The European Union aims to strengthen its cybersecurity rules in order to tackle the increasing threat posed by cyber-attacks as well as to take advantage of the opportunities of the new digital age. On 19-20 October 2017, the European Council asked for the adoption of a common approach to EU cybersecurity following the reform package proposed by the European Commission in September..” https://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/policies/cyber-security....

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