A Shifting Cybersecurity Landscape in the European Union

EU data privacy

Orrick Attorneys Aravind Swaminathan, Kolvin Stone and Christian Schröder recently discussed how impending changes to EU data privacy laws will fundamentally change how European companies respond in the face of a cyber attack or data breach.  The article examines the cyber threat landscape and suggests how EU companies should assemble the right individuals into an incident response team for dealing with a data breach.  Drawing on their experience managing client data breaches in the United States, the authors provide concrete strategies for EU companies to deal with a data breach—before, during, and after the event.  For more on how to prepare for the impending changes to EU data privacy laws, click here.