The Cyber Security Act - one year later
With the society's growing dependence on information technology, the criticality of failure and the growing number of cyber attacks there is a need to comprehensively address this issue. The Czech Republic recognizes these challenges and as the result, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) was established. Accordingly the Cyber Security Act was adopted and is in force from 1st January 2015. Based on the fact that for some entities the transitional period has passed, the compliance audits for cyber security commenced. How is the Act implemented? What problems are the compulsory subjects facing and what are the experiences from the first audit? What can we expect from newly created European directive on network and information security (NIS) and what are the main differences compared to the current national regulations? All this will be addressed in the presentation.
Adam Kučínský is a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Faculty of Economics and Administration Masaryk University. He deals with, among other things, crisis management and critical infrastructure. Before ending Master's degree at the Faculty of Economics and Administration, he started working for the National Security Authority, where he works at the National Cyber Security Centre. His main activity is the identification of critical information infrastructure, implementation of the Cyber Security Act and compliance audits.