NIS2 Compliance & Requirements

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NIS2 – an update of the EU’s Network and Information Security Directive – seeks to enhance the cybersecurity level and resilience of EU member states. Compared to the original NIS, it significantly increases risk management, corporate accountability, business continuity, and reporting requirements. NIS2 becomes law in all EU member states by 17 October 2024, so affected organizations must take action soon to avoid fines and other penalties. This guide describes the 10 minimum cybersecurity requirements mandated by NIS2 and provides tips to simplify NIS2 compliance. Citation: Directive (EU) 2022/2555 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 December 2022 on measures for a high common level of cybersecurity across the Union, amending Regulation (EU) No 910/2014 and Directive (EU) 2018/1972, and repealing Directive (EU) 2016/1148 (NIS 2 Directive) Who does NIS2 apply to, and what are the consequences for noncompliance?

NIS2 applies to organizations providing services deemed “essential” or “important” to the European economy and society. Essential Entities (EE) generally have at least 250 employees, annual turnover of €50 million, or balance sheets of €43 million. Essential sectors include:

Important Entities (IE) generally have at least 50 employees, annual turnover of

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