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The ICO issues a firm warning to businesses as it fines UK construction firm, Interserve Group Limited, £4.4 million
The UK’s data protection regulator, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), recently published details of its most recent monetary penalty notice. This latest notice imposes a penalty of £4.4 million on construction and outsourcing firm, Interserve Group Limited arising from a cyber-attack in 2020. Here, we look at what businesses can learn from the notice and what it reveals about the ICO’s enforcement strategy.
The Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill was announced to Parliament for the first time on 22 September 2022, further signalling the UK’s attack on economic crime and its attempt at improving transparency over corporate entities. Here, we focus on the proposal that will allow the Serious Fraud Office to compel suspected criminals and institutions to disclose information linked to a suspected crime at the pre-investigative stage of a case.
The global cyber team at Kennedys has seen a growing trend in data breaches arising from the bypassing of MFA by cybercriminals. In this article, we share what we have seen so far, detail the potential repercussions, and provide recommendations on how best to avoid falling victim to this latest trend.
On 17 March 2022, the UK Government delivered to parliament a 'world-leading' Online Safety Bill aimed to make the UK the safest place to go online while defending free expression. Here, and in light of Ofcom’s Call for Evidence about its plans for implementation of online safety regulation, we focus on the scope of the Bill’s provisions and the likely impact on organisations.
Good governance: the role of non-executive directors in addressing cyber security risks in a healthcare organisation
Digital technology and data remain an increasingly significant and ever-evolving part of the delivery of modern health and care services. To address the risks posed to cyber security, there are a number of important considerations for healthcare organisations.
As the first vessel laden with corn departs Odesa port following Russia and Ukraine’s agreement on a ‘safe corridor’ for the shipment of grain stockpiles, we consider the associated challenges for the marine industry and its insurers.
Our latest global report finds that the insurance industry has a central role in building wider understanding about climate-related risks and in mitigating against those risks.
The Latin America region has been particularly affected by social instability in recent times. As a result of this volatile landscape, insurers have found themselves dealing with an increase in claims relating to cargo damaged as a result of strikes. In this article, we look at the associated risks of translating strike clauses, and how ambiguities and disputes can often arise as a result.
As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine progresses, global leaders have responded by imposing increasingly severe sanctions against Russia, Russian companies and Russian individuals. Here, we consider the impact of the current sanctions from various jurisdictions around the world, with a focus on those areas which might impact the global shipping and trade industry.
The State Opening of Parliament will take place on 10 May 2022, with the Queen’s Speech setting out the Government’s agenda and economic plans for the next session. We take a look at what new laws could be announced and what measures from last year’s Queen’s Speech are confirmed as being carried over.