Data and Cyber Breaches

Cyber-attacks: Business’ Liability for Data and Cyber Breaches

October 15, 2019

On 12th January 2014, a supermarket employee with a grudge posted the personal details of 99,998 fellow employees on a file-sharing website contained within the Dark Web. The details included the names, addresses, sex, dates of birth, phone numbers, national insurance numbers, bank sort codes, bank account numbers, ...

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Data Protection Compliance after Brexit

Data Protection Compliance After Brexit

October 9, 2019

Appointing an EU Representative Following our successful webinar on The Implications of Brexit on Contracts, we received quite a few follow up questions about post-Brexit GDPR compliance for UK organisations who have customers or contacts in EU member states.   It is becoming q...

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GDPR Webinar

FREE LawBite GDPR Webinar | Wed 26 June

June 17, 2019

Missed our last webinar? If you missed out, don’t worry! Due to the success of our last webinar “GDPR One Year On: Continuing Compliance”, we have decided to give you another chance to discuss the latest updates and to learn about best practice. When? Wednesday 26th June at 12:30 pm ...

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Update on GDPR from the ICO and LawBite

They are watching you; ICO sends data warning to SMEs…

June 5, 2019

At the end of May, our LawBrief, Rachel Robinson, provided a webinar about the progress of the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and recent enforcement activity of the data protection regulator, ICO (Information Commissioner’s Office).   The GDPR, which came into...

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GDPR One Year On

One year on…Why GDPR non-compliance could cost you your business

May 13, 2019

A data protection breach post-GDPR is a threat to any business, make sure you understand the consequences… The first anniversary of the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) is on 25 May 2019. Organisations of any size who process personal data have obligations to comply with the GDPR, which includes a prohibition on u...

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GDPR 2018

Data Protection – What Have We Learned From 2018?

January 18, 2019

So now we’ve entered 2019, it seems as good a time as any to stop and reflect on the action taken by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) in 2018 with regards to data protection breaches, and consider what we can learn going forward to ensure that your business is not subject to a fine for breach of the new Data Protection legislation (GDPR)....

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GDPR

Brexit and GDPR – ICO Fines and Data Breaches

November 27, 2018

And so we hear about more data protection breaches… the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) doesn’t seem to be relaxing the reins on GDPR enforcement anytime soon! Alongside the various big brands who have recently been in the headlines for their various data protection slip-ups, Brexi...

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Cyber Week LawBite

Amazon Hit with Major Data Breach

November 23, 2018

It has been widely reported this week that Amazon has suffered a major data breach which resulted in customer data including names and email addresses being disclosed on its website, right before the critical trading period around Black Friday. It is thought that a technical issue was ...

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Cyber Week | A Reminder of Advertising Do’s and Don’ts

November 13, 2018

As we approach the run-up to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, businesses will likely be in the final stages of preparing their advertising and marketing campaigns. Last year on Black Friday in the UK, a whopping £1.4 billion was spent on online sales. For businesses to make the most out of this high-profile, busy sales period and retail event of the calendar year, �...

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GDPR advice

GDPR Compliance | How to Handle Your Customers’ Data

October 25, 2018

BLACK FRIDAY AND CYBER MONDAY are the biggest retail opportunities of the year for UK businesses. This year is the first time when businesses need to consider the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016 (GDPR) in their preparation for Cyber Week. We will be running a free GDPR Update Webinar on 2 November at 12:30 pm that you are invited to attend by registering ...

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