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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

Latin America steps up data privacy legislative and enforcement efforts

Holland & Knight partner Adam Bookbinder, associates Mara O’Malley and Javier Robledo and legal intern Timothy Andrea consider developments over the last few months that showcase Latin American countries’ increased data privacy efforts.

07 May 2019

Going over the top

Over-the-top applications like WhatsApp have replaced telecoms services as the world's preferred method of electronic communication. As more and more of these services offer end-to-end encryption, governments are having to rethink how they get hold of information that was once easily...

09 April 2019

Reaching for the CLOUD

Covington & Burling partner Alexander Berengaut and associate Katharine Goodloe examine the geographic scope of the US Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data (CLOUD) Act

29 March 2019

Facebook Germany – is the competition authority overstepping its remit?

Partner Thomas Schürrle and associate Andrea Pomana at Debevoise & Plimpton in Frankfurt discuss whether the German competition authority was right to penalise Facebook’s data practices, and whether the decision will have an impact outside the country

01 March 2019