The latest round up of legal and regulatory developments and other news on cybersecurity from the Datonomy blogging team at Olswang LLP.
UK policy and regulatory developments
On 11 June the much-anticipated Report of the Investigatory Powers Review (or Anderson Report) was published, making recommendations for overhaul of the UK’s regimes for communications data retention and communications interception. It will inform the government’s promised Investigatory Powers Bill which is due to be published in the autumn for pre-legislative scrutiny. The news has been widely covered by the BBC, the Guardianand there is tech industry reaction on the website of Tech UK.
EU policy and regulatory developments
Network Information Security Directive (NISD): Inter-insitutional agreement on the draft Directive before the end of June – when the rotating Council Presidency will change hands from Latvia to Luxembourg – is looking less likely. The Telecoms Council met on 12 June to discuss … Continue Reading ››