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New Directive on Attacks against Information Systems

Written by Hans Graux on Wednesday 16 October 2013 in the category Cybercrime with the tags .

At the European level, various attempts have been made to harmonise cybercrime legislation.  In 2001 the Council of Europe’s Cybercrime Convention represented a first foray into this policy area and was followed by the 2005 EU Framework Decision on Attacks against Information Systems.  As cybercrime has evolved, a revised framework has been needed and now a new EU Directive on Attacks against Information Systems replaces the Framework Decision and updates the rules.

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