The European Council and European Parliament recently reached a provisional agreement on the text for the EU’s proposed Directive on minimum cybersecurity standards to be implemented across the EU (NIS2). The text is expected to be formally adopted in the coming months. NIS2 seeks to replace and strengthen the EU’s current Network and Information Society Directive (NIS Directive) and applies to certain essential and important entities operating in a defined list of sectors, including commonly considered critical infrastructure entities.

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