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UK Legislative Developments and the Impact on Cyber

UK Legislative Developments and the Impact on Cyber

Much has been written about the UK’s data protection legislation reform agenda and its apparent lack of impact on the world of cybersecurity. However, ...

Developments in Canadian Privacy Law

Developments in Canadian Privacy Law

1. Introduction Canadian privacy law may soon undergo an overhaul. In June, Canadian legislators tabled Bills C-26 and C-27 in an attempt to supplemen ...

Recent Australian Cyber and Privacy Developments (July-September 2022)

Recent Australian Cyber and Privacy Developments (July-September 2022)

New security measures to be unveiled after Optus suffers large-scale data breach Optus (a SingTel subsidiary, and Australia’s #2 telco) suffered a hig ...

American Data Privacy Protection Act (“ADPPA”): Is the U.S. Finally Getting Federal Data Privacy Protection?

American Data Privacy Protection Act (“ADPPA”): Is the U.S. Finally Getting Federal Data Privacy Protection?

Overview Although American consumer privacy legislation has been left in the hands of individual States, Federal consumer privacy legislation has been ...

Cyber Newsletter - September 2022

Cyber Newsletter - September 2022

Welcome to the September edition of the Data And Cyber Bulletin. This month, to coincide with our Legalign Global colleagues visiting us and clients i ...

Reminder: Use of UK International Data Transfer Agreement or UK Addendum mandatory from today 21 September

Reminder: Use of UK International Data Transfer Agreement or UK Addendum mandatory from today 21 September

As of today 21 September 2022, where you are a undertaking an international transfer from the UK where a transfer mechanism is requirement, all new ar ...

The Data Protection and Digital Information Bill: An Overview

The Data Protection and Digital Information Bill: An Overview

On 18 July 2022 the Data Protection and Digital Information Bill (the DPDI) was laid before Parliament, coming swiftly after the Government published ...

Data And Cyber Bulletin - August 2022

Data And Cyber Bulletin - August 2022

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

2022 ENISA Report Finds Ransomware Attacks Continue to Dominate the Global Cybersecurity Landscape

2022 ENISA Report Finds Ransomware Attacks Continue to Dominate the Global Cybersecurity Landscape

Many organisations have had to confront the harsh reality that no matter how large or small their business, they are not safe from ransomware attacks ...

A new Task Force report on Confronting Reality in Cyber Space has been published by the Council for Foreign Relations

A new Task Force report on Confronting Reality in Cyber Space has been published by the Council for Foreign Relations

The Council for Foreign Relations is a US policy think tank founded in 1921. It has sponsored its latest Task force to produce a report on the state o ...