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Cyber professionals weigh in on Capital One’s cloud security claims

Cybersecurity professionals have largely backed up Capital One’s claims that its use of the cloud was not to blame for a recent data breach and even helped it fix vulnerabilities more quickly, but warned that opting to shift data storage out of house may complicate security efforts....

13 August 2019

UK financial watchdog statistics show where the data risks lie

King & Spalding counsel Kim Roberts says recent UK Financial Conduct Authority figures gave a glimpse into the types of data and cyber challenges that the UK’s financial services sector currently faces

19 July 2019

The ICO’s megafines: the reaction

Though the UK Information Commissioner’s Office is yet to publish its reasoning behind the record intended fines it revealed last week, they suggest the regulator is anticipating Brexit and cementing its position as “one of the most respected data protection regulators in the world.”...

17 July 2019

The UK online harm framework: a recipe for resistance?

The UK government’s online harms white paper seeks to align tech companies and social media platforms with their users in the fight against the spread of violent and harmful content online. But how this is expected to work in practice, and how will the tech industry react?

12 June 2019

The GDPR one year on: key areas for international businesses

A year after the GDPR came into force, Morgan Lewis & Bockius London partner Pulina Whitaker and Philadelphia partner Ezra Church assess the impact of the legislation and questions that have yet to be answered.

04 June 2019

Wiewiórowski: Who says I’m stepping down?

The European Data Protection Supervisor’s second-in-command Wojciech Wiewiórowski has called for a more coherent approach by digital market regulators, while hinting that he will remain at the body in some capacity when his term ends in December.

29 May 2019

Lessons from the EU–Japan mutual adequacy arrangement

Dechert London partner Paul Kavanagh and associate Dylan Balbirnie assess what the recent EU–Japan adequacy deal demonstrates about the European Commission’s approach to adequacy.

14 May 2019

Delicately poised

India’s flirtation with data localisation rules has many worried. The country is considered a leader of the developing world, and observers fret that where it goes, others will follow.

14 May 2019

Interview – Zee Kin Yeong

Singapore’s deputy privacy commissioner talks AI, trust and why it’s too early for regulation.

14 May 2019

Data & tech transactions

Companies’ collection, use, commercialisation and transfer of data has risen enormously over the last few years. GDR gathered partners from top firms in New York to discuss how the explosion in data has affected the world of technology transactions.

14 May 2019