In our regular monthly update, we share the latest news from Keller Postman UK.
Our data privacy team launched several group actions/investigations:
- The Metropolitan Police experienced a data breach after hackers gained access to the systems of one of the force’s suppliers. Find out more.
- London-based BPP University was hit by cybercriminals. Find out more.
- Succession Wealth – a UK-based wealth management and financial planning specialist – also experienced a cyber-attack. Find out more.
Ben Rees commented on the growing risk of investment fraud in the private wealth sector
Technical Director Ben Rees commented on the risk of increasing investment fraud in the private wealth sector being driven by rapid developments in artificial intelligence and deepfake technology. Ben’s comments were published in TheWealthNet and can be found here.
Lucy Burrows discussed the ICO’s warning to firms over generative AI risks
Associate Lucy Burrows examined the ICO’s warning to businesses over the data privacy risks that generative AI poses. Lucy’s article was published in Data Centre Review and can be found here.
Kingsley Hayes commented on the EU Digital Services Act
Partner and Head of Data and Privacy Litigation Kingsley Hayes commented on the roll-out of the Act and its implications for Big Tech. Kingsley’s comments were published in Reuters and can be found here.
We look forward to bringing you more news from across our business next month.