ECB survey found that EU residents are most interested in having the proposed "digital euro" respect their privacy as the CBDC plan seeks to create a freely accessible digital means of payment.
Europol’s IOCTA report shows crypto ransomware as one of the most prominent new tactics of organized cybercrime with steady increase in the size of ransom demands.
European Commission announced an interoperability solution for decentralized coronavirus infection track and trace apps that relies on a gateway service to share information between EU countries.
Second annual review of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield went better than the first, but the European Commission is still waiting on the U.S. government to nominate a permanent Ombudsperson to handle potential complaints and requests from EU citizens.
European Commission publishes joint risk assessment report on 5G security highlighting the need for a "new security paradigm" to ensure high level of cybersecurity preparedness.
Major concerns have been voiced about conflict of interest given that the proposed digital commissioner, Thierry Breton, was the former CEO of Atos and his portfolio will significantly overlap Atos' commercial interests.
SOMI contends that Palantir could be participating in both knowing and unknowing privacy violations based on its involvement with "predictive policing" technologies.