Latest legal publications

Why machine learning is set to transform identity and access management

Alvaro Hoyos, CISO at OneLogin, suggests why sophisticated access control should be a key priority in a business’ security strategy… Security breaches, ransomware, and (suspected) state-sponsored cybersecurity incidents, are making headlines every day and the average person is on higher alert for anything security-related. This, of course, has percolated into boardrooms and management discussions. If… Read More

ICO investigating big data analytics in politics

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for the United Kingdom has begun an investigation into the political use of private data, specifically in relation to data analytics used in the Brexit referendum. The investigators will also review activity in the current general election campaign. The issue at hand is whether or not voters’ privacy is compromised… Read More

Why encryption is a critical step towards GDPR compliance

Joe Pindar, director of product strategy at Gemalto’s Chief Technology Office, discusses why encryption measures are growing in importance for today’s businesses… Last year, the UK suffered more data breaches than any previous year. In 2016, 54,468,603 records were compromised – a 475% increase over the 9,478,730 compromised in 2015. These events have helped raise awareness… Read More

New Chinese regulation requires security assessment for data export

The Chinese data protection law, due to be implemented in June 2017, requires that data on Chinese consumers be stored within the country, requiring multinational corporations to set up data centers within Chinese borders. A new article of the law, drafted by the Cyberspace Administration of China, sets forth regulations for exporting data outside of… Read More

Australian consumers seek legal remedy from Apple

An Australian consumer watchdog has started legal proceedings against Apple over claims that the company refused to service devices that had been repaired by a third party. Proceedings were brought against Apple Australia and U.S. parent company Apple Inc. on behalf of 275 different customers, who claim that Apple routinely refused to examine and/or service… Read More