Data Privacy & Cyber Security

Anyone involved in business will tell you that the regulatory web surrounding data protection and cybersecurity gets denser with every day. 

Whether you’re concerned about legal obligations within existing or soon-to-come laws, seeking to manage risk to your organisational or technological infrastructure, or setting out best practice requirements relating to contracts and the processing and safeguarding of information within your strategic plan.  Whatever you need our team of dedicated data protection, cybersecurity and IT lawyers work will provide common-sense, commercially-focused solutions. 

Our bespoke Privacy Scoping Service, Data Protection Review, Data Privacy Compliance Programme and more general Gap Analysis services offer a logical, effective path through the area of data protection and cybersecurity law.  We’ll analyse your contracts, highlight and resolve gaps in compliance, tailor solutions to your business and can even develop a breach management strategy, with notification, to help prevent future problems.

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It doesn’t end there, though.  The Clayden Law experts on your team can also support you with information technology, intellectual property and general commercial law solutions.

 

Data Privacy & Cybersecurity News

Surprise Court of Appeal judgment leaves Morrisons vicariously liable for huge data breach

The increase of large-scale civil litigation is one undeniable consequence of the recent changes in data protection law. One of the most significant recent actions has followed the data breach by Morrisons supermarket, where a disgruntled former employee...

GDPR new password and encryption guidance published

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has published guidance about passwords and encryption under GDPR. Where passwords are concerned, the guidance gives comprehensive advice on deciding whether password protection is the best option and, if...

ICO brings criminal prosecution for data misuse

In the first case of its kind, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has successfully prosecuted a man, Mustafa Kasim, under the Computer Misuse Act 1990 (CMA 1990). Mr Kasim, a motor repair technician, has been jailed for six months. He used a...
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