UK government releases IOT security code of practice

In a move praised by lawyers, the UK government has released a code of practice to help Internet of Things companies embed security into the design of their devices.

CNIL adopts two standards for DPO certification

France’s CNIL has become the first data protection watchdog in Europe to adopt “absolutely necessary” standards for Data Protection Officer certification.

King & Spalding hires cybercrime expert

The DOJ’s former counsel for cyber investigations, Scott Ferber, has rejoined King & Spalding as a partner in Washington, DC.

Features

Database right and a no-deal Brexit: has news of its death been greatly exaggerated?

Blake Morgan partner Simon Stokes analyses what a no-deal Brexit could mean for database rights in the UK.

Brazil’s first data protection commissioners: the candidates

Brazil’s president Michel Temer vetoed the creation of a new data protection authority last month, but observers expect him or his successor to set up a new data regulator through separate legislation. GDR takes a look at the candidates being touted for key positions at the new body.

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40 under 40 - 2018

GDR profiles the younger generation of data lawyers: names you need to know.

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40 Under 40: The world's leading young data law specialists.

German enforcement: What can the EU learn from Germany’s attempt to harmonise its data protection law and enforcement?

Canadian reforms: There are concerns that Canada’s enforcement regime lacks teeth – reform may be on the way.

Brazil's new legislation: Experts lay out the key features of Brazil’s new data protection legislation.

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