Cryptocurrencies in the EU: new rules to boost benefits and curb threats

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. MEPs agreed on draft rules on supervision, consumer protection and environmental sustainability of crypto-assets, including cryptocurrencies such as bitcoins. On Monday evening, the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee adopted, with 31 votes to 4 and 23 abstentions, its negotiating position on new rules on […]

Civil society: Parliament calls for EU rules and strategy to counter threats

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. MEPs adopted proposals to recognise the crucial role of civil society for democracy, calling for a Commission strategy and common rules across all member states. Following a plenary debate on Monday that took stock of the role of civil society in dealing with the […]

Cybersecurity: MEPs strengthen EU-wide requirements against threats

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. The new draft law would set tighter cybersecurity obligations in terms of risk management, reporting obligations and information sharing. According to the legislative text adopted on Thursday by the Industry Committee, EU countries would have to meet stricter supervisory and enforcement measures, and harmonise […]

As threats to IoT devices evolve, can security keep up?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Zoltan Balazs, Head of the Vulnerability Research Lab, CUJO AI Reports of IoT breaches are common and efforts have progressed to manage such risks, but some of these developments provoke mixed feelings among security researchers. Devices that collect […]

A Sting Exclusive: “Stronger Cybersecurity for a safer EU against cybercrime and cyber threats”, by MEP Dalli

This article was exclusively written and published for The European Sting by Ms. Miriam Dalli, Malta’s prominent MEP for S&D, the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats. The opinions expressed in this article belong to our distinguished writer. More protection in a digital world without borders.The Internet. No need for an introduction but definitely a need for an […]