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NIS Directive and Regulations now in force

The EU Network and Information Systems Directive (“NISD”) was required to be implemented into national law by 9 May 2018. The UK implementing regulations (the Network and Information Systems Regulations 2018) (“Regulations”) are now in force. The Regulations impose cyber … Continue reading

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National Cyber Security Centre issues guidance on cloud-enabled products

The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (‘NCSC’) released a set of guidance, ‘Managing the risk of cloud-enabled products,’ at the end of 2017. The purpose of this guidance is to help companies understand and mitigate the risks of cloud-enabled products … Continue reading

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Risk of a “Meltdown”? Recent authority guidance and practical tips to mitigate the risk of organisations falling victim to the latest cyber exploits

Significant vulnerabilities that could allow cyber attackers to compromise data have been found in common processors in almost all modern devices. What are “Meltdown” and “Spectre”? The vulnerabilities, known as “Meltdown” and “Spectre”, are two related so-called “side-channel” attacks that … Continue reading

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