UK Government Planning on New Laws for IoT Devices Including a Mandatory Security Labelling Scheme.
Introduction of new ePrivacy regulations expected in 2019. Covers electronic communications and the integrity of the information on one’s device, independently whether it is personal or non-personal data.
GDPR power matrix: Who will define Europe’s privacy regime? Plotting the influence and readiness of those charged with defending Europe’s data privacy.
This review was conducted in 2016 by the UK government to consider whether there is a need for additional regulation or incentives to boost cyber risk management across the wider economy, i.e. beyond those delivering essential services such as Critical National Infrastructure.
The Commission proposes an update and modernisation of the principles enshrined in the 1995 Data Protection Directive to guarantee the right of personal data protection in the future. They focus on: reinforcing individuals’ rights; strengthening the EU internal market; ensuring a high level of data protection in all areas, including ensuring proper enforcement of the rules.