Data breaches, sanctions and enforcement

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This Practice Note is intended to provide an overview of the laws and regulations relating to cybersecurity, with a particular focus on: • the General Data Protection...

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The General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (the GDPR) contains a set of core data protection principles that controllers must comply with. These are...

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A key objective of the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (the GDPR) is to achieve a level of consistency in relation to how data protection is...

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Data security is a cornerstone of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The sixth data protection principle (the integrity and confidentiality principle)...

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A key objective of the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (the GDPR) is to achieve a level of consistency in relation to how data protection law...

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The Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) creates a number of criminal offences relating to the misuse of personal data in the UK. For information on these specific...

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The Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) received Royal Assent on 23 May 2018. The DPA 2018 puts the UK in a position to continue to share personal data with other EU...

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The General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR) became directly applicable and fully enforceable in EU Member States on 25 May 2018. The main...

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After four years of negotiation, amendments and drafting Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of...

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The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is the UK’s independent regulator designed to uphold information rights, specifically data protection, electronic...

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This timeline sets out key dates and information relating to the Network and Information Systems Directive (NIS Directive), Directive (EU) 2016/1148, also known as the...

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This Practice Note provides an overview of the Network and Information Systems Regulations 2018 (NIS Regulations), SI 2018/506 which implement the Network and Information...

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