Law stories - Page 2
AU Govt warned to take hard look in mirror after UK 'Snooper's Charter' ruled illegal
This week the UK Court of Appeal ruled that surveillance under the UK Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act was illegal.
Where to focus your threat protection strategies this year
Some might think that by now organisations would have come to a point where they are a step ahead of criminals.
Auckland District Law Society gets behind digital alternative to paper signing
Secure Signing offers a digital alternative to traditional paper signing.
Are you ready for the new Australian NDB regulations?
Immature governance, risk and compliance investments by majority of Aussie organisations are inadequate to support NDB requirements.
Public feedback demands clarity in Singapore's draft Cybersecurity Bill
The Singapore Government has revealed stakeholders’ feedback from the country’s draft Cybersecurity Bill.
In depth: A lawyer's perspective on ethical hacking & penetration testing in Asia
What is‘ethical hacking’ in an organisation and are there any grey areas in the law? We sat down with RHTLaw Taylor Wessing’s Jack Ow to find out.
Page Seager launches tech to automate preparation of legal documents
Law firms complete an online questionnaire which then automatically generates the legal document the user needs.
Japan & India stand together for stronger cyber policy
The dialogue included cyber threats, mitigation, the cyber policy landscape and future possible bilateral cooperation areas.
Reserve Bank keeps watchful eye on security; steers away from prescriptive rules
The Reserve Bank is letting the finance sector, regulators and other authorities steer their own course through cyber issues and security.
NZ energy innovation bill speeds through its third reading in parliament
New Zealand introduces new measures to boost electric vehicles and energy efficiency, with changes to legislation and incentives for EV uptake.
Your webinar invite: Australia’s new data breach laws and how to revamp your security
Organisations risk becoming non-compliant with data breach laws - Here's how your organisation can navigate the regulations and tighten your security.
Interview: Gemalto's Rana Gupta talks secure breaches, encryption and cyber attacks
Your company's information is always at risk of being stolen, but what if that stolen information is encrypted - and worthless to hackers?.
Mandatory Data Breach Reporting – what you need to start doing right now
Take heed or be caught out - Cyber-Risk puts together some tips to help you prepare for the breach reporting laws.
Are you ready? Only five weeks until China's new data security law comes into effect
With China’s new cybersecurity law only five weeks away, businesses should be preparing and understanding the new rules.
The legal impact of data protection and management in the digital age
As organisations look towards data to track patterns, they should also be mindful of the legal regulations that govern data protection and breaches.
Veritas says Aussie firms aren't prepared for EU's new data protection regulations
The Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect next year, and only 30% of Australian businesses are prepared for it, Veritas has found.
Move over, Silicon Valley: Two Kiwi companies are bringing AI to legal services
MinterEllisonRuddWatts and Goat Ventures create Kiwi AI startup that is so innovative, it wouldn't even exist in Silicon Valley.
Legal tech profession has its head in the sand over China’s new cybersecurity law, survey finds
China’s new cybersecurity law may have passed three months ago, but 75% of legal technology professionals aren’t even familiar with it.
Australia catches up: Mandatory data breach reporting bill finally reaches Senate
Australia is finally seeing progression on the mandatory data breach notification laws, as the bill passed the House of Representatives last week.
Why China’s new cybersecurity law is a threat to international businesses and innovation
Under the veil of cybersecurity, regulators will have access to information that could benefit Chinese firms at the expense of foreign business.
Waikato law academic encourages NZ to bring legal justice online
A Waikato University law academic proposes an online court system in New Zealand, inspired by England's move to improve access to legal representation.
Mellanox appoints new senior vice president for global legal affairs
Mellanox appoints Alinka Flaminia as new SVP & GC to lead legal affairs, public policy and compliance operations.
Hawke's Bay lawyers use tech to propel law into the digital age
Two lawyers in the Hawke's Bay are using technologies and innovative thinking to attract business and transform the legal landscape.
Education Act Update receives 'huge' response
The Education Act Update has received more than 1,800 submissions from the general public and sector groups.