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Data & Cybersecurity

Czech Cyber Security Agency Issues Warning on Use of Smart Meters from Non-EU/NATO Countries

May 2022 – On Monday, May 30, the Czech National Cyber and Information Security Agency (NÚKIB) issued a fresh warning on potential cybersecurity threats stemming from the use of energy-related technical or software smart metering tools (i.e. smart...

Transposition of New Deal for Consumers (Omnibus Directive, SGD, DCD)

May 2022 – Nearly a year has passed since the lapse of the transposition period for the Digital Content Directive and the Sale of Goods Directive, which brought important changes to national consumer protection rules. However, many jurisdictions still...

Misinformation in cyberspace

May 2022 – Since the war in Ukraine became the main subject of newspaper headlines, the amount of related misinformation spread online has reached new heights. As a result, several governments have adopted legislation that provides tools to combat the...

Cybersecurity in Emerging Europe and Central Asia

May 2022 – With the invasion of Ukraine and a substantial increase in cyberattacks on governments, critical infrastructure and other strategic targets, the topic of cybersecurity has gained even more importance. Below is an overview of the steps that...

Kinstellar expands its Technology, Media and Telecoms (TMT) service line in the Czech Republic

April 2022 – Kinstellar is pleased to announce that Petr Bratský has joined the firm’s Prague office as Head of the local TMT sector and service line. His addition to the firm strengthens our expertise in the TMT area.

Data Privacy Concerns in the Metaverse. May the privacy be with us!

April 2022 – All of us have concerns regarding data privacy in the metaverse. Countless questions come to mind, such as: What is the metaverse? Can a digital personality be considered as personal data? What happens if digital data is processed? In this...

The regulation and management of Personal Data Breaches

April 2022 – The most fundamental factor in the successful protection of personal data is data security. Without an adequate level of data security, it is impossible to create the conditions under which the processing of personal data can be carried...

Kinstellar appoints new Heads of Data & Cybersecurity, IP&T and Telecoms service lines

December 2021 – Kinstellar is delighted to announce the new Service Heads leading our TMT-related service lines:

Hungary ranks fourth on the list of European countries with the highest number of GDPR fines

November 2021 – According to a recent report by the cybersecurity company ESET, since the entry into force in May 2018 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Hungary’s data protection authority has imposed the fourth-highest number of...

European Commission adopts new data protection-related standard contractual clauses

June 2021 – On 4 June 2021, the European Commission updated its standard contractual clauses for transfers of personal data to third countries and also released new standard clauses for controller-to-processor relationships. As data transfer standard...