Press releases

The European Commission has recently unveiled the results of a pan-European public opinion analysis on cybersecurity1, which shows that cybercrime is a growing concern for internet users in the EU. Eurosmart, The Voice of the Smart Security Industry, has for a long time now been...

Eurosmart welcomes the creation of a new Intergroup on Digital Agenda which will constitute a new forum for debates between MEPs and external stakeholders On Thursday the 11th of December, the Conference of Presidents of the European Parliament officially approved the list of the 28 intergroups...

Eurosmart released today a press release (in French), after the French government implied that, for budgetary reasons, the chip from the newly implemented electronic driving license could be removed. [pdf-embedder url="http://www.eurosmart.digital/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Eurosmart-Communiqu-de-presse-Permis-de-conduire-lectronique-en-France-Novembre-2014.pdf" title="Eurosmart – Communiqu de presse – Permis de conduire lectronique en France – Novembre 2014"]...

Treating smart cards as Waste of Electrical and Electronic Equipment would cause serious security and privacy risks for EU citizens On the 13 of August 2012, the updated version of the European Directive 2012/19/EU on waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE Directive) entered into force1. By...

Following the recent entry into force of the eIDAS Regulation, Eurosmart co-organized with the European Commission and other sectoral associations* the eIDAS launching event on October 14th 2014. http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-14-690_en.htm...

EUROSMART POSITION PAPER ON THE SECOND PAYMENT SERVICES DIRECTIVE [pdf-embedder url="http://www.eurosmart.digital/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Eurosmart-PSD2-proposals-Position-paper.pdf" title="Eurosmart – PSD2 proposals – Position paper"]...

Eurosmart is pleased to welcome Microsoft as a new member.The application was aproved at Eurosmart's General Assembly on 23 April. [pdf-embedder url="http://www.eurosmart.digital/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/eurosmart-microsoft_press_release_08162013.pdf"]...

In a joint statement, Eurosmart and the Smart Payment Association welcome the development illustrated in the European Central Bank’s “Second Report on Card Fraud”, according to which card fraud has been declining steadily since 2007. [pdf-embedder url="http://www.eurosmart.digital/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/eurosmart_spa_ecb_2nd_report.pdf"]...

Eurosmart welcomes recent European Commission’s proposals –the reform of EU’s data protection rules,the Regulation on electronic Identification and Trusted Services,and the directive on Network and Information Security, aimed to ensure ahigh level of cyber security across the EU....

Eurosmart welcomes the increasing interest in the eDriving Licence in Europe, based on the European Directive 383/2012 advocatingthe introduction of a smart secure element as part of the driving license,and recommends that all EU member states implement it to ensurebetter safety on the road and...