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"An outstanding issue with regard to the scope is the identification of specific sectors (Annex II), where Member States should impose security and notification obligations on operators; for example, further discussions are needed on whether or not to include in Annex II information society services, banking and financial market infrastructures.... They shall be kept in a form which permits the identification of data subjects for no longer than necessary for the purpose for which the personal data are processed." [emphasis added]

See: Council of the European Union: The Council developing a negotiating position: Proposal for a Directive concerning measures to ensure a high common level of network and information security across the Union - Preparations for the 1st informal exploratory trilogue (LIMITE, 13848-14, pdf) Multi-column document. Note: There are at least three forms of secret "trilogues" between the Council and the European Parliament: Full trilogues, "Technical" trilogues and "Informal" trilogues - the last two forms may only involve the European Parliament's Rapporteur and advisors.

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