The EU wants "unassailable" smartphones and PCs

The EU wants unassailable smartphones and PCs

A safer world, starting with technology. These are the intentions of the European Commission which, with a bill called the Cyber ​​resilience Act recently reviewed by Bloomberg, would take cyber security to a new level.

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This maneuver by the European Commission would be aimed at reducing the IT security incidents, as such incidents have consequences on the performance of economic and social activities, as well as being able to endanger people's lives. Always, but especially in this latest period with the Covid-19 pandemic, economic instability, geopolitical unrest and bitter human rights disputes, cybersecurity vulnerabilities and digital attacks have proved deeply connected to all aspects of everyday life.

Having said that, if this regulation is approved, what will be the consequences that producers will face if they do not respect the rules?| ); } In the event that manufacturers fail to comply with the regulations, in the worst case scenario they will have to withdraw their products from the European market. Furthermore, according to the proposal of the European Commission, those who do not abide by the rules will receive a penalty equal to 15 million euros or 2.5% of the annual turnover. If the company is found to provide incorrect or incomplete information, a fine of up to 5 million euros could be incurred.

ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) co-stars in the affair, which together with a global team of expert technicians is developing a framework that can be followed by DNS operators, basically a system of operational best practices to increase security from hacker attacks.