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  1. Legal news
    22 May 2019
    European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) publishes new standard on cybersecurity for consumer IoT
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/european-telecommunications-standards-institute-etsi-publishes-new-standard-on

    Our Commercial team looks at the recently published European standard, which provides greater clarity over the level of cybersecurity expected in IoT products.

  2. Legal news
    12 January 2021
    EU Commission Proposes to Update the NIS/Cybersecurity Directive Only Two Years After Implementation
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/global/eu-commission-proposes-to-update-the-nis-cybersecurity-directive-only-two-years-after-implementation

    On 6 December 2020, the EU Commission published its proposal for a Directive on Security of Network and Information Systems, otherwise known as the “NIS2 Directive”. As the name suggests, the NIS2 Directive is designed ...

  3. Legal news
    13 July 2020
    NIS Directive and the energy sector: a patchwork of national implementations
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/nis-directive-and-the-energy-sector-a-patchwork-of-national-implementations

    Our team of subject matter experts look at the recent rise in cyber attacks in the energy sector and impact of the introduction of the NIS Directive on the sector as a whole.

  4. Legal news
    07 May 2020
    Spike in cyber-crime activity sparks official warning to Pharma industry
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/spike-in-cyber-crime-activity-sparks-official-warning-to-pharma-industry

    The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) along with the American Department of Homeland Security’s CISA have issued a specific warning to pharmaceutical companies, medical research organisations and universities.

  5. Legal news
    02 June 2021
    Legal weapons in the fight against data scraping
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/global/legal-weapons-in-the-fight-against-data-scraping

    Our team of subject matter experts look at a the practice of data scraping - extracting large amounts of data from public-facing websites, usually by automated means – and provide some practical guidance to businesses ...

  6. Legal news
    01 July 2019
    Cyber Insurance: Debunking the myths
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/cyber-insurance-debunking-the-myths

    Whilst its relevance becomes more and more acute to the point where it is now seen as a business essential, for some reason Cyber insurance remains shrouded in mystery.

  7. Legal news
    25 April 2019
    European Union's new Cybersecurity act: what do you need to know?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/european-unions-new-cybersecurity-act

    As internet-connected devices across Europe playing an increasingly important role in supporting day to day economic activity, EU parliament has recently passed a new Cybersecurity Act, ensuring cyber resilience of ...

  8. Legal news
    25 October 2019
    New IT security requirements for telecommunications services and networks in Germany
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/new-it-security-requirements-for-telecommunications-services-and-networks-in-germany

    On 16 October 2019, the German telecommunications regulator Bundesnetzagentur has published a new draft catalogue (PDF) with security requirements under Sections 109 and 109a TKG (“Catalogue”).

  9. Legal news
    29 January 2019
    New Spanish guide on the notification and management of cyber-incidents
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/spain/190128-nueva-guia-nacional-de-notificacion-y-ciberincidentes

    Spain goes one step further in network and information systems security by publishing a national guide on the notification and management of cyber-incidents - the first of its kind in Europe.

  10. Legal news
    10 February 2021
    London & the hacker
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/uk/london-and-the-hacker

    Cyber security is an arms race, with criminals and companies locked in a continuing battle to stay one step ahead of each other. The pandemic just handed the hackers a big advantage.