NIS 2 Directive, Proposal 16.12.2020

The NIS 2 Directive, Subject matter

Article 1, NIS 2 Directive (Proposal 16.12.2020).

Subject matter

1. This Directive lays down measures with a view to ensuring a high common level of cybersecurity within the Union.

2. To that end, this Directive:

(a) lays down obligations on Member States to adopt national cybersecurity strategies, designate competent national authorities, single points of contact and computer security incident response teams (CSIRTs);

(b) lays down cybersecurity risk management and reporting obligations for entities of a type referred to as essential entities in Annex I and important entities in Annex II;

(c) lays down obligations on cybersecurity information sharing.

Note: This is not the final text of the NIS 2 Directive. This is the text of the NIS 2 Directive Proposal of 16.12.2020.