EU NIS Directive - EU Network and Information Security Directive
Summary of the EU NIS Directive
XXX particularly discuss identity & access management, and the role of SSH key based access therein
Data points on EU NIS Directive:
- Adopted on 17 May 2016
- goes into effect in August 2016
- member states have a 21+6 month period to design national programs and identify affected operators of critically important infrastructure
- affects major providers in sectors such as finance/banking, energy, health, and utilities
- will result in new requirements for protection of critical infrastucture and services, as well as on reporting on security incidents and breaches
Risks & Penalties for Non-Compliance
XXX discuss risks and penalties for non-compliance. These may be country-specific.
XXX media indicates that the national penalties can be very high XXX
Role of SSH Keys in Identity & Access
XXX Explain what SSH keys are and how they are relevant for controlling who can access what and important for NIS compliance.
How to Achieve Compliance
XXX discuss consultants etc who can help