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NIS2 Directive: strengthening cyber security in Europe

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23 May 2024

Welcome to our NIS2 Directive information page. The NIS2 Directive represents a significant advancement in enhancing cyber security across the European Union. It mandates increased security measures, incident reporting, and regular compliance verification for a broad range of sectors.


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Key Information


Compliance Deadline: 18 October 2024

Affected Sectors:

  • Highly Critical: Energy, transport, banking, financial markets, health, drinking water, digital infrastructure, public administration, space
  • Other Critical: Postal services, waste management, chemicals, food, manufacturing, digital suppliers, research

Key Obligations


  • Implement robust cyber security measures
  • Report significant cyber incidents promptly
  • Conduct regular compliance assessments

Penalties for Non-Compliance


Non-compliance with the NIS2 Directive can result in significant penalties:

  • Fines up to €10 million or 2% of annual worldwide turnover for essential entities
  • Fines up to €7 million or 1.4% of annual worldwide turnover for important entities
  • Personal liability for management, including fines and potential bans on holding management positions

Why Choose Approach Cyber?


Approach Cyber offers comprehensive support to help your organisation comply with NIS2:

  • Risk Assessments and Gap Analysis: Identify vulnerabilities and compare current practices with NIS2 requirements
  • Implementation of Security Measures: Deploy appropriate technical and organisational measures
  • Incident Response Protocols: Develop and train staff on detailed incident response plans
  • Training and Awareness Programs: Educate management and staff on cyber security best practices
  • Continuous Monitoring and Certification Support: Ensure ongoing compliance and prepare for audits

With over 20 years of expertise, Approach Cyber is your trusted partner in navigating the complexities of NIS2 compliance.

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