Insurers Push UK Watchdog For Data On Cyberattacks

Law360, London (May 13, 2019, 6:38 PM BST) -- British insurers lobbied the national data regulator on Monday to release information on cyberattacks that companies must report under Europe's sweeping data regime.

The Association of British Insurers wants the industry to have access to an anonymized version of information that firms must provide to the Information Commissioner's Office. Under the General Data Protection Regulation, U.K. businesses must report information security breaches to the data regulator within 72 hours or face stiff fines.

James Dalton, the ABI's director of general insurance policy, told an audience of government and industry figures in London that while the lobbying group's proposals had been well...

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