Cybersecurity risk continues to evolve at an astonishingly rapid rate, prompting companies to review and adjust their plans to deal with the fast-moving threats posed by an increasingly connected world. At the same time, cybersecurity law and regulation around the world are coming of age. In this complex and uncertain environment, it is not surprising that lawyers are increasingly being asked to guide on governance, counsel on compliance and risk allocation, and lead in the event of a cyber incident.
Drawing on our work with clients across the globe, Hogan Lovells’ cross-practice team of cybersecurity lawyers has launched Ready, Set, Respond, a new set of online cybersecurity resources. These resources can help you to:
- Prepare for the inevitable. Experts agree that almost every organization will need to manage through a cybersecurity incident at some point, and leaders across industries rank threats to digital data and systems as a top risk. Having an effective, considered, and current incident response plan (IRP) that unites an organization’s internal functions is vitally important to managing a breach or other cybersecurity occurrence with minimized damage. Nonetheless, nearly 70% of respondents to a major national survey were not confident that their plans would in fact be effective in the face of an incident. To help you determine how your IRP stacks up, we’ve developed a diagnostic tool that will help you assess how ready you really are.
- Understand the evolving landscape. With many organizations now global in scope, having current knowledge of cybersecurity-related regulation and legislation around the world that may affect your operations is invaluable. We have developed practical and readable summaries of cybersecurity policy, legal, and regulatory developments in key jurisdictions in the Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia.
Hogan Lovells understands the strategic importance of cybersecurity to business, and we aim to do our part to help look ahead, shape, and apply the legal and regulatory standards and frameworks that will be necessary to help the private and public sectors address this most challenging of issues.