According to the proceedings of the fifth Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA), presented at the INTERPOL-Europol conference in Singapore on Tuesday 18 September, companies are being tempted to dodge potential GDPR fines by entering into negotiations with cyber criminals.
The EU Copyright Directive has just made it through the EU Parliament. It will go through another vote in January 2019. Here we look at its salient points.
Malta reconfirmed as leader in the delivery of e-Government services among 33 European countries (the 28 European Union Member States together with Iceland, Norway, Serbia, Switzerland and Turkey).
The Cookie law (also known as the EU Cookie Directive) is a privacy law that obliges web sites obtain the visitors’ consent for storing or retrieving information on computers, smartphones or tablets. Internet site owners who do not conform to EU Cookie Directive as transposed into their national law can now face fines.
This month, Equinox Advisory has featured on the finance Monthly magazine. The Magazine has invited Equinox Advisory CEO to reply to a number of questions allowing cross-comparability of the jurisdictions surveyed this month. Over the past months and years, Malta has managed to consistently outperform its international competitors in business-friendliness and in terms of [...]
The development of rooftop solar panels and battery storage technology could transform the economy and the world in the same way that the oil and gas boom transformed the United States. Last year, oil production in the United States reached a record of more than 1 million barrels per day. This made the United [...]
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) today declared that the EU’s Data Retention Directive is null and void, proclaiming that the collection of Internet data on a mass scale in Europe occasioned “wide-ranging and particularly serious interference with the fundamental rights to respect for private life and to the protection of personal data”. The [...]
The European Parliament’s ITRE Committee voted in favour of the Telecoms Single Market Regulation as proposed by the European Commission in September 2013. The Telecoms Regulation aims to bring European citizens closer to a single market for telecoms in the EU through the abolition of roaming within the internal market.
Earlier on today, the 13th of March 2014, the European Parliament has voted overwhelmingly in favour of the Network & Information Security (NIS) Directive on cyber security with 521 votes in favour; 22 votes against; and another 25 abstentions. This Directive addresses a common concern among EU Member States about their readiness to deal [...]
Equinox Advisory was invited by the Government of Mauritius for the Mauritius ICT Conference on December 6, 2013. Equinox Advisory CEO, Bernard Mallia was a panelist in one of four plenary sessions dealing with connectivity and telecommunications in Africa. The conference was attended by several ministers of African countries and by several European, Asiatic and African firms involved in the construction of infrastructure.