The NIS2 Directive (EU) 2022/2555, which must be transposed into national law by October 2024 at the latest, introduces significant changes in the field of cybersecurity. In the current issue of the legal journal "Medien und Recht," Partners Christoph Reiter, Attorney Roman Heidinger and junior Associate Philipp Gstrein analyze the impact of this directive on businesses and provide initial recommendations.
Tightened Regulations and Reporting Obligations:
The NIS2 Directive tightens cybersecurity requirements for businesses across all sectors and mandates immediate incident reporting.
Increased Penalties for Violations:
Companies that violate the new cybersecurity regulations or conceal data breaches face substantial fines. Therefore, early preparation is crucial.
An in-depth examination of the NIS2 Directive and further information can be found in the fulltext of the article, which can be downloaded below. Should you have any questions or require legal assistance concerning the NIS2 Directive, please do not hesitate to contact us at your convenience.