European Commission approves new cyber security initiative and funding


July 5, 2016

The European Commission wants EU member states to work together on cyber security.

The European Union’s executive body has signed an agreement that’ll have member states funding and working together with private groups to prevent cyber attacks.

There have been repeated warnings over the vulnerability of both private and public institutions in recent months. And it seems we’re our own worst enemy when it comes to digital safety.

Businesses, universities, as well as other researchers are in line for €450m (£383m) of funding in coming years to investigate pressing cyber security issues.

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