Wednesday 6 September 2006, by European Commission
The paper outlines the proposal to establish a regulatory agency (the European Network and Information Security Agency) as a means of achieving closer cross-border cooperation on network and information security in the EU.
Section 1 outlines the objectives and tasks of the Agency;
section 2 outlines the organization and management of the Agency;
section 3 addresses operational issues, such as the Agency’s work programme, its independence, and issues of transparency and confidentiality;
section 4 discusses financial provisions;
section 5, general provisions, such as legal personality, liability, protection of personal data and participation of third countries;
and section 6, final provisions, such as the Agency’s location and duration.
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