During his annual state of the union speech, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker announced the Commission will add funds and new powers to the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security, EURACTIV.com reports. Juncker said cyberattacks can be “more dangerous to the stability of democracies and economies than guns and tanks,” adding 80 percent of European companies have suffered at least one cybersecurity incident in the last year. Following Juncker’s speech, the Commission published several documents related to cybersecurity reform. One of the documents included plans to revamp ENISA, giving the agency more power by putting it in charge of an EU-wide certification scheme, and to coordinate between member states’ national authorities following a wide-scale cyberattack.
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