Publications

06.10.2023

Cyber Resilienc Act - ZVEI recommendations for the trilogue

On 15 September 2022, the European Commission published the draft of the Cyber Resilience Act (CRA). ZVEI has been intensively involved in the informal discussions between the European legislator and other stakeholders and supported the principal idea of the CRA as a horizontal product regulation in the established New Legislative Framework.

The goal of increasing the overall cyber resilience level in Europe is a very desirable one, but the realistic feasibility must also always be considered in view of the enormous scope of products affected and complex technical challenges.

The formal trilogue negotiations have now begun at the end of September 2023. The ZVEI has also drawn up extensive recommendations for these negotiations. The most important aspects from the perspective of the electro and digital industry are:

  • The classification logic of so-called "critical products" according to Article 6, which restricts the choice of possible conformity assessment procedures.
  • The possibility for manufacturers to transparently determine a security support period for the product.
  • The coherent establishment of the Cyber Resilience Act as a central reference point for the cybersecurity of products.
  • Legally compliant requirements on vulnerabilities in products.
  • Realistic transition periods of at least 48 months in view of the very ambitious regulatory target.

With this paper, ZVEI has now proposed solutions to resolve these and other issues.

 

Download

Cyber Security

You may also be interested in:

Further
Most visited pages

Publications

Read more

Industry

Read more

Mobility

Read more

Energy

Read more

Health

Read more
 
NOA - Mastering the complexity of connectivity | ZVEI

NAMUR Open Architecture enables a secure second channel for collecting vital data which are necessary for monitoring and…

 
MTP - The Age of Modular Production | ZVEI

Module Type Package is the core of modular production. Modular automation enables particularly fast and efficient engineering of…

 
DC-INDUSTRIE at the Hannover Fair 2020

In the DC-INDUSTRIE2 project and the predecessor project DC-INDUSTTRIE, research has been conducted since 2016 with companies from…

DC-INDUSTRIE

DC-INDUSTRIE: Hannover Messe 2019

Together with its partners in the DC-INDUSTRIE project, ZVEI is developing network management options for the future. The motto:…

 

5G-ACIA

Designing 5G for Industrial Use

5G allows machines to communicate with each other in real time, saving resources and energy through Edge Computing and Massive…