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Plans for new laws for internet connected devices—will they protect devices effectively?

Plans for new laws for internet connected devices—will they protect devices effectively?
Published on: 28 June 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Plans for new laws for internet connected devices—will they protect devices effectively?
  • What is the background to the plans that will introduce new laws for internet connected devices?
  • What are the main aspects of the plans and do they go far enough to protect devices?
  • What do you think are the main legal issues that would arise from these plans? What could the potential benefits be?
  • How could companies be held to account/regulated to ensure they adhere to these plans?
  • What practical issues would need to be considered in the drafting of any future legislation?
  • What are the next steps that companies need to be aware of?

Article summary

TMT analysis: As cybersecurity becomes increasingly prevalent with each new internet connected device released, David Halliday, partner, Helen Brown, partner and consumer protection specialist, and Kate Corby, partner and product liability specialist, all at Baker McKenzie LLP, discuss UK government plans to introduce new legislation that protects against cyber-attacks as well as the legal implications of the proposed new laws. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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