Cyber Security & Technology - Key Issues Explained

Cyber security has come to the forefront of public attention relatively recently, when rising numbers of cyber-attacks, such as data theft, large scale bot attacks and attacks by ransomware on companies and public institutions were recorded.

The most prominent of these was the global cyber-attack using the ‘WannaCry’ ransomware virus in May 2017.

This free-to-download briefing discusses:

  • Liability for data theft: current vs. desirable rules
  • How to improve security of public service digital infrastructure
  • Product regulatory approaches
  • Economic incentives for software developers to take cyber security seriously
  • Encryption: solution or government dilemma?
  • Technical solutions