European Data Protection Digest

Breach Notification Schemes Prompt “Major Concern”

PRIVACY LAW—EU

September 5, 2013

Out-Law.com reports on a draft opinion from the European Parliament's Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee in which Swedish MEP Carl Schlyter cites a “major concern” regarding two data breach notification schemes proposed under the draft Network and Information Security Directive and the planned General Data Protection Regulation. “A major concern that remains regards the relationship of the proposed system to the notification system proposed under the General Data Protection Regulation, and their effective coexistence, which is one of the reasons we highlight the fact that any EU cybersecurity legislation should follow the adoption of the General Data Protection Regulation, not precede it," Schlyter writes.
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