The package of new digital and cyber laws are designed to reduce the impact of cyber-attacks, increase the responsibility of online platforms, ensure fair competition, increase access to high quality data and tackle disinformation online whilst also protecting fundamental human rights.
Businesses will need a strategy to understand how the new laws will impact them and how to comply with their requirements. The EU and UK are also looking at how to regulate the use of AI through proposed regulations and frameworks.
Artificial Intelligence Regulation
The EU is planning on formally regulating AI systems to make sure that they are safe, respect laws on fundamental rights...
The EU and the UK are amending their laws around network and information security to protect against cyber-attacks.
The EU Data Act aims to make it easier for IoT data to be shared, used and reused and to switch between cloud providers.
Data Governance Act
The EU Data Governance Act aims to promote sharing and re-use of public sector data and to encourage data altruism.
Digital Markets Act
The Digital Markets Act places obligations on large online platforms to increase competition and boost innovation.
Digital Services Act
The Digital Services Act places obligations on digital services that connect consumers to goods, services and content.
Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA)
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UK Pensions Briefing: The General Data Protection Regulation: Five years on
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11th Annual European Data Protection Conference
We are very pleased to invite you to join us at our 11th Annual European Data Protection Conference across Europe in October.
UK fibre to the home (FTTH) investment: Data protection
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