[Cio] Romanian version of EU cybersecurity directive allows warrantless access to data

More than a dozen Romanian non-governmental organizations are protesting new cybersecurity legislation passed by the parliament last week that would force businesses to provide the country’s national intelligence agencies with access to their data without a court warrant. […]

An amended version of the proposed NIS Directive was approved by the European Parliament in March. It requires member states to develop national cybersecurity strategies and appoint central authorities in charge of coordinating the response to cyberthreats and incidents. […]

Unlike the NIS Directive, which focuses on operators of critical infrastructure, the Romanian bill applies to all organizations, public or private, that own, administer, operate or use cyberinfrastructures. Cyberinfrastructure is defined in the law as “infrastructure in the field of information technology and communications, consisting of information systems, related applications, networks and electronic communication services.” […]

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