A meeting of the SCL Irish Group
Date: Wednesday 12 December 2018
Time: 8.00 am - 9.00 am (Registration and networking from 7.30 am)
Venue: Pinsent Masons, 1WML, Windmill Lane, Dublin 2. Map
Speakers to include:
Andreas Carney, Partner, Pinsent Masons
Yvonne Dunn, Partner, Pinsent Masons
Mike Harris, Partner, Grant Thornton
Remember the NIS Directive?
The 25th of May has come and gone. The GDPR and data privacy are now part of the fabric of business and daily life. But what about the regulation of cybersecurity? The NIS Directive was adopted shortly after the GDPR, but quietly by comparison. With the focus since then firmly on being GDPR ready, have businesses properly considered the NIS Directive and what it may mean for their operations? Andreas Carney, partner at Pinsent Masons, will be considering this and other aspects of the Directive and how it fits into a broadening compliance landscape.
Banking on cloud
The most innovative businesses in the world depend on the public cloud. However frictions remain for banks and other financial services organisations who try to do the same. Two years ago Pinsent Masons undertook a strategic industry project that identified the most pressing regulatory frictions which those organisations face when seeking to make use of the cloud. The European Banking Authority later released ‘draft recommendations’ which addressed some of these issues, and these are now to be replaced by new outsourcing guidelines. Yvonne Dunn, partner at Pinsent Masons, will discuss the frictions and the strategies that financial services organisations can adopt to move to the cloud.
Cloud security strategies
Financial services organisations are no longer asking themselves, “should we move to the cloud?” But “how should we move to the cloud?” Moving to the cloud presents some major challenges that can disrupt currently effective approaches to cyber security within organisations. Mike Harris, an advisory partner in Grant Thornton who leads on cyber security services, will discuss how organisations can better manage the cyber risk associated with the cloud and take steps to build a comprehensive cloud security strategy.
The speakers will then join a panel discussion on these and related topics – more details to follow.
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