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Cambridge Analytica - a round up of news

Everyone has been writing about the Cambridge Analytica and Facebook revelations... so we decided, rather than writing yet another blog on it, to draw together some of the best summaries and most interesting commentaries available online at the moment. As...

Cybersecurity Series: Startups & Acquisitions

More and more companies are being built with the expectation of acquisition within 5-10 years. Increasing numbers of entrepreneurs are taking a fail-fast, fail-well approach to innovation, focusing on rapid growth and extremely high risk… and...

Article 30, GDPR and documentation - what you need to know

The facts Article 30 of the General Data Protection Regulation ( GDPR), which comes into force on 25 May 2018, states that data controllers and processors need to keep internal records of data processing activities. The Information...

Fees: Yes... more changes are coming on 25th May

We’ve spoken a great deal about the forthcoming GDPR and the steps your organisations need to take to best prepare. Included within this is the fact that, as of 25th May, data controllers will no longer need to register with the ICO, each year....

Commercial contracts and cyber insurance requirements

We don’t need to tell you that cybersecurity is in the news. In fact, you’ve probably seen our popular Cybersecurity Series , discussing everything from passwords to training , encryption to how to identify and manage a breach . If we...

Cybersecurity Series: Training

Organisations of all sizes and from all sectors have something in common when it comes to making decisions about cybersecurity: historically it is so embedded in an organisation’s IT function, that it is difficult to get buy-in for security measures...

Cybersecurity Series: Ransomware

  In the wake of WannaCry, ransomware has gone from being a significant threat identified by the cybersecurity community, to a globally recognised problem. Ransomware typically encrypts data on a user’s device so that they cannot access it...

ICO to take proportionate actions for GDPR non-compliance

As the May deadline draws ever closer, businesses should of course be doing all they can to get as close as possible to GDPR compliance. We know this can be particularly tough for small companies with limited budgets to engage outside consultants to help...

Brexit and adequacy... is a decision possible?

A recent Court of Appeal case has highlighted that, whatever the UK Government might say and wish for, getting an “adequacy decision” to allow free sharing of data once the UK leaves the EU is not a slam-dunk. As with most things Brexit-related,...

We're recruiting: NQ to 4-year PQE assistant

Opportunity for NQ to 4-year PQE assistant to join progressive and fast-growing technology law firm, building expertise in IT and data protection Are you looking for a successful legal career but feel put off by the “big law firm” route? Do you...
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