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The UK’s Online Safety Bill: Where are we now?

The UK’s Online Safety Bill: Where are we now?

Having survived the resignation of two Prime Ministers, the government’s proposed flagship internet safety legislation, the Online Safety Bill (“OSB”) ...

Named and Shamed? ICO now publishing names of organisations suffering data breaches

Named and Shamed? ICO now publishing names of organisations suffering data breaches

One of the key considerations for any organisation facing a data breach is to avoid publicity around the breach and any criticism from regulators whic ...

Managed Service Providers to be brought within the scope of NIS Regulations

Managed Service Providers to be brought within the scope of NIS Regulations

On 30 November 2022, the UK government announced that Managed Service Providers (“MSP”) will be brought within the scope of the Network and Informatio ...

Tales from our MI: Data Breach Trends 2022

Tales from our MI: Data Breach Trends 2022

Towards the end of the year is a good time to take stock and look at the bigger picture. This has become an annual event here in the DACB Cyber & ...

Cyber risk: 2022 in review

Cyber risk: 2022 in review

The cyber landscape has been significantly affected by the geopolitical climate in 2022. The conflict in Ukraine prompted renewed contemplation of the ...

2022 Wrap Up - The Evolution of Business Email Compromise (BEC)

2022 Wrap Up - The Evolution of Business Email Compromise (BEC)

During the course of 2022, Business Email Compromise (“BEC”) attacks have evolved from threat actors bypassing Microsoft 365 multi-factor authenticati ...

Paving the path for expansion: Government approves plans for the growth of the Data Protection Commission

Paving the path for expansion: Government approves plans for the growth of the Data Protection Commission

The Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee, recently announced that the leadership structure of Ireland’s data regulator, the Data Protection Commission ...

Overview of Israel’s newly-proposed Guidelines for Regulating Digital Assets

Overview of Israel’s newly-proposed Guidelines for Regulating Digital Assets

On 28 November 2022 Israel’s Ministry of Finance published a list of recommendations pertaining to the regulation of digital assets, a natural next st ...

ICO International Transfers Guidance Update

ICO International Transfers Guidance Update

Last week, on 17 November 2022, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) published an update to its guidance on ‘International transfers’, accompan ...

Cyber Newsletter - November 2022

Cyber Newsletter - November 2022

On 10 November 2022, we held our fifth annual DACB Data Protection & Cyber Conference. We brought together 18 experts from our team and welcomed 5 ...