Regulating Cybersecurity - What Civil Liability in Case of Cyber-Attacks?
Expert Focus 8/2017, 511-517
7 Pages Posted: 23 Aug 2017
Date Written: August 19, 2017
In spite of the growing risks posed by cyber-attacks, the legal fallout and, specifically, the civil liability resulting from such attacks is still unclear and raises complex legal issues namely because of the diversity of potentially applicable liability regimes (which include personal data and product liability regulations). It may thus be that legislative action on this issue will be warranted at some point in the future.
Keywords: Cybersecurity, cyber-attacks, civil liability, data protection, product liability
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