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Friday, 20th November 2015

Cybersecurity in the European Union and Beyond: Exploring the Threats and Policy Responses

Source: Directorate-General for Internal Policies (EU)

From Executive Summary:

This study of cybersecurity threats in the EU was commissioned by the European Parliament (EP). It has five objectives:

1. To identify key cyberthreats facing the EU and the challenges associated with their identification.

2. To identify the main cybersecurity capabilities in the EU.

3. To identify the main cybersecurity capabilities in the United States(US).

4. To assess the current state of transnational cooperation.

5. To explore perceptions of the effectiveness of the current EU response.


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Having begun his career in academic libraries, Adrian Janes has subsequently worked extensively in public libraries, chiefly in enquiry work as an Information Services librarian. In this role he has had particular responsibility for information from both the UK Government and the European Union. He wrote a detailed report on sources for the latter which was published by FreePint in 2007, and has contributed articles to FreePint and ResourceShelf. He is involved in training in information literacy and the use of online reference resources.

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