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Comment: German cybersecurity law update frustrates EU attempts at harmonization

By Cynthia Kroet
  • 28 Apr 2021 05:09
  • 29 Apr 2021 07:45
New German cybersecurity rules go beyond what is stipulated in a proposed update to EU law intended to harmonize approaches across the bloc, raising compliance risks and complications for companies operating across European national borders.

Last week, German lawmakers approved an update to the country’s cybersecurity law, known as IT-Sicherheitsgesetz 2.0 (see

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