Consumer data / Cybersecurity / Internet of Things / national security / Risk-based approach

Governments push on with Cybersecurity Law and Policy Initiatives – an Overview so far in 2017

Another day, another massive personal data security breach… but how have law-makers and regulators reacted in developing cyber-security policies so far this year? This week it was reported that Equifax – the US credit bureau – suffered a giant cybersecurity breach this summer compromising the personal information (including names, social security numbers, birth dates, addresses, … Continue reading

Internet of Things

Ofcom issues statement promoting the Internet of Things

A vision for the future: how exactly do you regulate a seamless network of ‘social machines’? Ofcom recently published a statement on promoting UK investment and innovation in the Internet of Things (IoT) – commonly described as the online interconnection of multiple machine-to-machine (M2M) applications. The statement follows on from Ofcom’s public call for inputs … Continue reading