Network and Information Systems, Second Iteration

What you need to know

  • The second iteration of the European Union's Network and Information Systems Directive (NIS Directive), that came into force in 2023.

  • The primary objective of the NIS2 regulation is to ensure a high level of cybersecurity across critical sectors, including energy, transport, water, banking, and healthcare

  • Under the NIS2 regulation, EU member states must identify operators of essential services and digital service providers and designate competent authorities responsible for overseeing their compliance with the regulation.

  • The NIS2 regulation also establishes a Cooperation Group and a Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) Network to facilitate information sharing and cooperation between EU member states.

  • The NIS2 regulation expands the scope of the previous NIS Directive to include new sectors, such as the Internet of Things (IoT) and search engines?

  • The NIS2 regulation introduces a new requirement for digital service providers to implement measures to prevent and detect unauthorized access to their systems, as well as to respond to incidents in a timely and effective manner?

  • The NIS2 regulation also requires member states to cooperate with each other and to exchange information on cybersecurity incidents, including incidents that may have cross-border implications?

  • The NIS2 regulation imposes fines and other sanctions for non-compliance with its provisions, including fines of up to 2% of an operator's or provider's global turnover in the previous financial year?

Key benefits of comforte’s NIS2 Compliance Services

The comforte Data Security Platform provides data discovery, classification and protection capabilities to help you:


vulnerabilities and gaps in a company's network and provide recommendations for improving their security posture


data protection measures, such as data encryption, tokenization, and masking, to protect sensitive data


incident response plans and procedures to detect, respond to, and recover from cybersecurity incidents


guidance and support on compliance requirements to establish appropriate policies, procedures, and processes to manage cybersecurity risks

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