Cloud Service Providers Under the NIS Directive – The UK's Implementation (With GDPR Comparisons)

14 Pages Posted: 29 Jun 2018 Last revised: 9 May 2019

Date Written: June 13, 2018

Abstract

This article analyses how the UK implemented the EU Network and Information Systems Security Directive, focusing on its impact on cloud computing service providers. It highlights some UK divergences, whether through policy choice or error, noting issues with the consultation process. It also compares security and notification obligations on cloud providers under the Directive and the EU General Data Protection Regulation.

Keywords: Cloud Computing, NIS Directive, Security, Cybersecurity, Network And Information Systems Security, GDPR, General Data Protection Regulation, Data Protection, EU, European Union

JEL Classification: K2, K22, K23, K29, K33

Suggested Citation

Hon, W. Kuan, Cloud Service Providers Under the NIS Directive – The UK's Implementation (With GDPR Comparisons) (June 13, 2018). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3200149 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3200149

W. Kuan Hon (Contact Author)

Imperial College London ( email )

South Kensington Campus
Exhibition Road
London, Greater London SW7 2AZ
United Kingdom

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