Cybersecurity Legislation: Latest Evolutions in the EU and Their Implementation in the Greek Legal System

  • Evangelia Vagena
  • Petros NtellisEmail author


Cybersecurity has been attracting a lot of attention lately in EU. Cybersecurity is a top priority as a necessary condition for EU’s Digital Single Market. Recent EU and Greek activity in the field resulted in the current legislation on cybersecurity, which was adopted after a long law-making process aiming at the modernization of the institutional framework for combating cybercrime. This process brought forward significant as well as indispensable amendments. Full implementation of the newly voted texts demands various initiatives for the implementation of an institutional framework that will include inter alia the development of official structures and methods of response to events that threaten the security of information systems by criminal acts. This chapter analyses these, the new EU cybersecurity legislative framework with reference to its Greek implementation, and describes the major key players in combating cybercrime and traces the remaining challenges.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Computer Engineering and Informatics DepartmentUniversity of PatrasPatrasGreece
  2. 2.AthensGreece

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