Germany Drafts Law Transposing EU’s NIS Directive

The Germany Drafts Law Transposing EU’s NIS Directivelaw imposes (as specified in the NIS) security requirements and security breach notifications on providers of digital services, which includes online marketplaces, cloud providers and search engines; the breach notification obligation is void if the provider lacks the information necessary to assess the impact of a security breach (e.g. number of affected users, duration of breach, affected geographical area, and extent of service interruption and impact on activities).


Draft Law Implementing EU Directive 2016/1148 – Federal Government of Germany (in German)

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