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Cyber Security

Cyber security becomes more important due to increased reliance on computer systems, the internet and due to the growth of connected devices. As a result, many industries are much more susceptible to attacks from outside, especially industries that harbor existential infrastructures such as water and energy supply, defense or telecommunications. In this issue our experts provide insights into legal situation of affected industries and sectors with regard to cyber security.

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