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Finnish legal amendments aim to boost data security for essential public services

Friday 15 September 2017 | 12:12 CET | News
The Finnish Ministry of Transport and Communications is running a consultation for a draft proposal for legislative changes to raise confidence in digital services and improve the information security of essential services to society. The amendments will also implement the EU directive on security of network and information systems (NIS). The consultation ends on 20 October.

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