9th April 2014

Coallition deputy proposed an amendment to the Cybersecurity Act

ČSSD deputy Jan Birke proposed an amendment to the government draft of Cybersecurity Act currently discussed in the Chamber of Deputies committees. This amendment concerns government procurement with respect to necessary security measures in the process of selection of suppliers of information systems of critical information infrastructure, communication systems of critical information infrastructure or key information systems. As for the selection process, above mentioned information systems’ related conditions should not be considered unlawful or restrictive in respect to the free competition as the authorities would be obliged to implement security measures in order to increase or stabilize cybersecurity of information and communication systems. These security conditions would be implemented not only in the technical documentation but also in requirements for the applicant.

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