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