In our fifth article of the “Big Data & Issues & Opportunities” series (https://2bird.ly/2GmOMCH), we delve into the obligations related to breach and incident notification imposed by the General Data Protection Regulation, the Network and Information Security Directive as well as in the telecommunications sector. The article notably points out the difficulties stakeholders in the big data value chain are faced with when dealing with breach-related obligations.

The series of articles has been made possible by the LeMO Project (www.lemo-h2020.eu), of which Bird & Bird LLP is a partner. The LeMO project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement no. 770038.

This article has also been made possible by the THREAT-ARREST Project (www.threat-arrest.eu), of which Bird & Bird LLP is a partner. The THREAT-ARREST Project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement no. 786890.