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Quick read: Banksy’s Vulnerability and the Mysterious NFT

Quick read: Banksy’s Vulnerability and the Mysterious NFT

When a global artist like Banksy appeared to have advertised a link on his official homepage in August 2021 to an online auction of his work, it is un ...

ICO fine cut by two-thirds – the appeal of Appealing?

ICO fine cut by two-thirds – the appeal of Appealing?

By the time an ICO’s lengthy investigation is complete and its fine has been issued, a huge amount of time, money and resource has been invested by th ...

Cyber Crime on Your Doorstep – Social Housing Sector Focus

Cyber Crime on Your Doorstep – Social Housing Sector Focus

Councils and social housing institutions have not been exempt from the rise in cyber attacks over the past few years. This is especially the case as m ...

Ransomware – When should you negotiate?

Ransomware – When should you negotiate?

For eight years, Kivu has been helping organisations respond to ransomware attacks which in many cases includes us negotiating with the attackers even ...

OFAC uses the Pen and the Sword in one fell swoop

OFAC uses the Pen and the Sword in one fell swoop

On 21 September 2021, the Office for Financial Assets Control (“OFAC”) released follow-up guidance to its initial advisory of October 2020. The US gov ...

Law Firm Risks

Law Firm Risks

In the wake of the recent cyber-attacks on two Barristers’ chambers, the Lawyer reported that city firms are getting tougher with their counsel regard ...

Data And Cyber Bulletin - September 2021

Data And Cyber Bulletin - September 2021

Welcome to the September edition of our Data and Cyber Bulletin.

The ICO’s Age Appropriate Design Code: is your organisation in scope?

The ICO’s Age Appropriate Design Code: is your organisation in scope?

On 2 September 2021, the ICO’s Age Appropriate Design Code for Online Services (the “Code”) came into force. Elizabeth Denham, the Information Commiss ...

Data And Cyber Bulletin - August 2021

Data And Cyber Bulletin - August 2021

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

Accidental data breaches: compensation claims and courts

Accidental data breaches: compensation claims and courts

Ben Hamer discusses compensation claims developments and strategy, providing helpful guidance on transfers to the County Court and allocation to the s ...