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Data And Cyber Bulletin - MAY 2022

Data And Cyber Bulletin - MAY 2022

Welcome to the May edition of our Data And Cyber Bulletin.

“Single-minded loyalty”: High Court examines Bitcoin developers’ duties to restore lost private keys

“Single-minded loyalty”: High Court examines Bitcoin developers’ duties to restore lost private keys

Background In Tulip Trading Ltd v Bitcoin Association for Bitcoin SV (BSV) and others [2022] EWHC 667 (Ch) the High Court revisited the scope of commo ...

2022 Cyber Security Breaches Survey vs ICO Incident Data: what can we learn from the statistics?

2022 Cyber Security Breaches Survey vs ICO Incident Data: what can we learn from the statistics?

On 30 March 2022, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport published its annual Cyber Security Breaches Survey (the “Survey”) – UK’s offic ...

Amendments to the Security of Network and Information Systems Regulations

Amendments to the Security of Network and Information Systems Regulations

The Security of Network and Information Systems Regulations 2018 (‘the 2018 NISR’) established a regulatory framework for network and information syst ...

Data And Cyber Bulletin - April 2022

Data And Cyber Bulletin - April 2022

Welcome to the April edition of our Data And Cyber Bulletin.

‘Amicable Settlement Guidelines’ to provide consistency in European data breach claims

‘Amicable Settlement Guidelines’ to provide consistency in European data breach claims

Amicable settlements within the scope of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (“GDPR”) are used to facilitate the resolution of data b ...

New ICO Guidance on Ransomware and Data Protection Compliance

New ICO Guidance on Ransomware and Data Protection Compliance

Earlier this month, the UK’s Data Protection Authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office (the “ICO”) published its Guidance on Ransomware and dat ...

Data And Cyber Bulletin - March 2022

Data And Cyber Bulletin - March 2022

Welcome to the March edition of our Data And Cyber Bulletin.

Data And Cyber Bulletin - February 2022

Data And Cyber Bulletin - February 2022

Welcome to February’s edition of the Data and Cyber Bulletin with timely content from Hans Allnutt and our new-joiner and national security & cybe ...

State-led Offensive Cyber Operations Return to the Fore

State-led Offensive Cyber Operations Return to the Fore

The shocking events taking place in Ukraine, and increased speculation regarding offensive cyber operations emanating from Russia, have driven state-l ...