EU Council shares latest Cyber Resilience Act compromise text

14/02/2023 | EURACTIV

The Council of the European Union under the Swedish presidency has issued new compromise text of the draft EU Cyber Resilience Act. The latest changes relate to the "categorisation of critical and highly critical" products and connected devices. According to the compromise, any devices performing a key security function, such as authentication, will be considered critical, while the highly critical classification will be designated for products central to a broader Internet of Things environment. For example, this includes identity management systems, authentication tools, Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), and network management systems. The Cybersecurity Working Party will discuss the latest text at its meeting on 15 February. 

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