This public consultation was to seek views on how best to protect our digital assets, including personal data, through the implementation of Network and Information Security Directive.
The consultation document set out the general approach proposed for implementation of the Directive in the State. Thirteen questions are posed around the development of capabilities by the State, co-operation across borders and regulation of business providing 'essential services' and digital services such as cloud computing, online search engines and online/e-commerce marketplaces.
The deadline for submissions on this consultation was Friday 9 December 2016.
Responses to this consultation were subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2014 and Access to Information on the Environment Regulations 2007-2014. Confidential or commercially sensitive information should have been clearly identified in your submission, however parties should also note that any or all responses to the consultation were subject in their entirety to the provisions of the FOI Acts and may be published on the website of the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment.