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Insurance, Privacy & Data Security News | Nov 2014 | DAC Beachcroft

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November 2014 Cyber Risk legal update

Cloud, Compliance, Cyber Essentials, Big Data & Enforcement

As the days get more and more overcast and the nights draw in, what more fitting than another piece of "cloud" documentation to consider when engaging with a cloud services provider. This autumn has seen the acknowledgment of a plethora of international standards on cloud computing.  
 

DAC Beachcroft | Insurance, Privacy & Data Security News | October 2014

DAC Beachcroft Adviser Newsletter

October 2014 update 

How many of us are annoyed on daily basis by the cookie banner pop up which has become a feature of our digital lives?
 
"This website uses cookies. If you continue using this site we assume that you are happy with that”
 
The honest answer is usually, "I don’t really care, but I will click anything just to get this annoying pop up off my screen"! For those who weren't following the legislative changes at the time, these pop-ups were a result of a change in law in 2009 when the European Parliament adopted an amendment to the ePrivacy Directive.

Legal week, share prices and cyber hygiene

In a recent Legal Week article the authors consider how Cyber Risk regulation is set to become tighter in the near future with a greater responsibility placed on organisations to have measures in place to secure data and protect processes. In the article it points to research in the US that indicates relatively high levels of torpor in organisations that really should know better.