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Massive failure in Power Grid causes blackout in Argentina and Uruguay, leaving tens of millions of people with no power.

Massive failure in Power Grid causes blackout in Argentina and Uruguay, leaving tens of millions of people with no power.

Power has now been restored to much of Argentina and Uruguay following an unexplained failure in the electrical interconnection system of both countri ...

DAC Beachcroft's EU Breach Notification Heat Map: A divided Europe

DAC Beachcroft's EU Breach Notification Heat Map: A divided Europe

Leading up to the General Data Protection Regulation’s (GDPR) implementation, one of the most widely anticipated changes were the breach notification ...

50 predictions: Cyber and Data Risk

50 predictions: Cyber and Data Risk

Cumulative legal costs in data theft and privacy claims will be a significant exposure for insurers Litigation and compensation claims following data ...

Cyber, conflict and cover: time for a re-think?

Cyber, conflict and cover: time for a re-think?

Cyber warfare is being openly discussed, with both offensive and defensive cyber capabilities featuring in national cybersecurity strategies. This pos ...

ThreatInformer Cyber Threat Advisory – July 2018

ThreatInformer Cyber Threat Advisory – July 2018

This month, Google Chrome users visiting websites on HTTP (i.e. not HTTPS) will be presented with a warning in the location bar showing the site is “N ...

Data Protection legislation is radically overhauled

Data Protection legislation is radically overhauled

Data protection law in the UK has received a radical overhaul in recent months and further reforms are on the horizon. The EU's General Data Protectio ...

ICO update GDPR Guide

ICO update GDPR Guide

Following the enforcement of the GDPR on the 25 May, the ICO have usefully included a "What's new" section within their Guide to the General Data Prot ...

Costs Lessons from Morrisons

Costs Lessons from Morrisons

In our December 2017 newsletter, we reported on the High Court decision in Various Claimants v Morrisons that ruled that an employer can be vicariousl ...

TLT appeal: Court of Appeal unwilling to disturb High Court's findings of fact in privacy breach decision

TLT appeal: Court of Appeal unwilling to disturb High Court's findings of fact in privacy breach decision

The decision of Mitting J in TLT v Secretary of State of the Home Department [2016] EWHC 2217 (QB) is often quoted by privacy lawyers when quantifying ...

Cyber Insurance, Privacy and Data Security Newsletter – July 2018

Cyber Insurance, Privacy and Data Security Newsletter – July 2018

The last few weeks have seen data protection laws radically overhauled in the UK and across Europe. The long-awaited General Data Protection Regulatio ...