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Hungary

Last updated : 06/03/2017

Status regarding Budapest Convention

Status : Party Signed : 23/11/2001 Ratified : 04/12/2003 See legal profile

Cybercrime policies/strategies

The Hungarian Government adopted two strategic documents in 2012 and in 2013:

  • Government Decision No. 1035/2012. (21 February) on Hungary’s National Security Strategy
  • Government Decision No. 1139/2013 (21 March) on the National Cyber Security Strategy of Hungary)

https://www.enisa.europa.eu/topics/national-cyber-security-strategies/ncss-map/HU_NCSS.pdf

Both documents were elaborated bearing in mind the international examples and the importance of international involvement as well as the trends and challenges, thus they provide a suitable strategic framework for domestic cooperation and coordination as well as for international cooperation (primarily within the framework of UN, NATO, EU, Council of Europe). These strategic documents dedicate an important role to the issue of cyber security, and they treat the action against cybercrime focusing on the tasks of guaranteeing secure online environment

Specialised institutions

  • Specialised units of the Police
  • National Cyber Security Centre (includes the National Electronic Information Security Authority, the GovCERT-Hungary and a unit that is responsible for the security management and vulnerability assessment)
  • National Crime Prevention Council
  • Counter Terrorism Centre
  • National Media and Infocommunications Authority
  • National Authority for Data Protection and Freedom of Information
  • National Directorate General for Disaster Management (critical infrastructure protection)

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