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ENISA Calls for End User, Service Provider Collaboration

DATA PROTECTION—EU

August 2, 2012

The European Network and Information Security Agency has called for collaboration between service providers and end users to protect online identities, ComputerWeekly reports. The agency said this week that in the first half of 2012, millions of citizens’ personal data was exposed due to data breaches, often affecting multiple sites at once. The agency published guidelines for online service providers on passwords, authentication systems and data breach notifications—which it believes will contribute to better data protection in the long term.
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