In this edition of Cordery Head to Head @ Home Cordery’s Jonathan Armstrong talks to Professor Eric Sinrod from his home in California.
They reflect on Jonathan’s recent guest lectures at two of Eric’s university classes and the history of cybersecurity law in the UK & US.
Jonathan looks at the role of Prince Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh in the UK’s first cybersecurity law & how the law has changed including the criminal offences in the UK Data Protection Act 2018 (http://bit.ly/ukdpa2018).
Jonathan questions however whether any legislation can work with current cyberthreats including ransomware and nation state attacks.
They also talk about specific threats to those involved in healthcare. Eric looks at the history of equivalent legislation in the US and some of the pressures in the US including the SolarWinds compromise. He wonders if we will see a rise in offensive capabilities.
You can find out more about the legal implications of ransomware here http://www.bit.ly/cvransom
In the film Jonathan talks about helpful advice from NCSC in the UK which you can access here https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/section/advice-guidance/all-topics
You can listen to earlier TechLaw10 audio podcasts with Eric and Jonathan at http://www.techlaw10.com/
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You can view more Cordery Head to Head interviews here: www.bit.ly/corderytv
TechLaw10 is a 10-minute audio podcast update from U.S. lawyer Eric Sinrod (Duane Morris) and UK lawyer Jonathan Armstrong (Cordery) where they share insights on developments where technology intersects with the law in the EU and the U.S. These well-known commentators are sought out in the media for their opinions on breaking news and developing trends. Whether you are in North America or Europe, now you can hear directly from them regarding the latest technology issues at home and across the pond.