Ethical hacking to plug the breach

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer CISO Mark Walmsley and Justin Shaw-Gray of Synack tell GDR about how to use ethical hacking and AI to secure systems and data.

23 January 2020

European Commission takes cautious approach on AI liability

The European Commission has recommended changes to AI liability rules – but cautioned against a complete overhaul of the law.

09 January 2020

GDR Insight Handbook 2020 launches

The first GDR handbook provides in-depth analysis of the global developments in key areas of data law.

07 January 2020

US bill would require warrants for facial recognition surveillance

Legislation restricting the US federal government’s use of facial recognition software has been introduced to serve as a conversation starter for how the technology should be used by law enforcement, the bill’s bipartisan sponsors have said.

05 December 2019

EU experts call for change on AI liability

A European Commission expert group has recommended an overhaul of liability rules for AI, including proposals for mandatory data logging and compensation for damage to information.

03 December 2019

Court dismisses AI data theft lawsuit against Facebook

A US court has dismissed trade secret and copyright claims made against Facebook and Princeton University by a Lithuanian data company.

22 November 2019

Executives aware of AI risk – but failing to take action

A survey has shown that many executives are failing to take concrete steps to address the risks posed by AI, despite claiming to fully understand the issues involved.

24 October 2019

Microsoft counsel urges AI data sharing

A Microsoft in-house counsel has highlighted the company’s ambition to “democratise” AI data.

23 September 2019

UK lawmakers call for legal framework to govern police facial recognition trials

UK parliamentarians have called for police to halt the use of automated facial recognition technologies until a legislative framework is in place to govern it.

19 July 2019

UK ranks sixth worldwide in AI patent applicants

The UK government has said it is committed to boosting the UK’s artificial intelligence sector and that the number of AI patent applications made in the UK is growing rapidly.

20 June 2019

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