Guidance for Operators of Essential Services under the Network and Information Systems Regulations

05 February 2021

Ofcom’s updated guidance for The Network and Information Systems (Amendment and Transitional Provision etc.) Regulations 2020 has been published (NIS Guidance (PDF, 1.0 MB)) and sets out our views on how an Operator of Essential Services (OES) in the digital infrastructure sector could meet their obligations under these regulations.

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