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Seven Takeaways from the UK Government’s Cybersecurity Regulation and Incentives Review
6 February 2017
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Building on the UK Government’s recently issued cybersecurity strategy, the UK Department for Culture, Media & Sport has published its Cyber Security Regulation and Incentives Review.
While the Government has decided not to implement prescriptive cybersecurity regulations, businesses should not forget the demands of pre-existing and future data protection obligations, most notably the GDPR, on their cybersecurity programmes.
Going forward, businesses which fail to implement appropriate cybersecurity systems and controls may face significant penalties from both data protection authorities and financial regulators.
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