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Debbie Heywood

Senior Counsel

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Debbie Heywood

Senior Counsel

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11 June 2021

Global Data Hub – 7 of 17 Insights

Global Data Hub – Data breaches

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This month, we look at minimising the risk of data breaches, preparing for the worst, and reducing financial and reputational damage in the event of a breach. We also look at the ICO's policy on investigating breaches, and at the rise in group litigation following a data breach.


Data audits and avoiding serious breaches

Ed Hadcock looks at data audits and how they help reduce the risk of data breaches and regulator action.

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IT forensics – an essential tool before, during, and after an IT security incident

Jo Joyce looks at the vital role forensics can play in minimising the impact of a data breach.

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The insider threat – rogue employees and data breaches

Helen Farr and Edward Spencer look at the risk of deliberate data breaches by employees and at how to mitigate them.

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Naming and shaming – how can an ICO investigation into a data breach damage your reputation?

Michael Yates looks at information likely to come into the public domain about an ICO investigation into a data breach and how to reduce the risk of reputational damage.

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Group litigation following a data breach

Edward Spencer and Michael Yates look at the potential consequences of a data breach which affects a large number of claimants.

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Recent developments in the EU with a focus on Germany

Read the latest edition of PlugIn to find out more about cybersecurity and data breaches in the EU and Germany.

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In this series

Data protection & cyber

The EU's Whistleblowing Directive: privacy concerns with whistleblower hotlines

Helen Farr looks at the data protection implications of the EU Whistleblowing Directive and whistleblower hotlines more generally.

11 July 2022

by Helen Farr

Data protection & cyber

Pensions dashboards and data sharing

Anna Taylor and Jo Joyce look at the data sharing requirements for the proposed pensions dashboard and resulting data protection considerations.

17 May 2022

by Anna Taylor, Jo Joyce

Data protection & cyber

Global Data Hub - Data protection, freedom of expression, journalism and the media

14 February 2022

by Multiple authors

Data protection & cyber

Global Data Hub – Data breaches

11 June 2021

by Debbie Heywood

Data protection & cyber

Global Data Hub – Data exports

16 April 2021

by Debbie Heywood

Data protection & cyber

Global Data Hub – UK and EU data policy

5 February 2021

by Debbie Heywood, Mary Rendle

Data protection & cyber

Global Data Hub - Health data

27 November 2020

by Multiple authors

Data protection & cyber

Global Data Hub - Data transfers after Schrems II and Brexit transition

9 October 2020

by Multiple authors

Data protection & cyber

Global Data Hub - Brexit and data protection

11 February 2019

by Debbie Heywood

Data protection & cyber

Global Data Hub - International update

9 April 2019

by Debbie Heywood

Data protection & cyber

Global Data Hub - Children

6 September 2019

by Multiple authors

Data protection & cyber

Global Data Hub - life sciences

10 January 2020

by Multiple authors

Data protection & cyber

Global Data Hub - Data protection by design and default

6 March 2020

by Multiple authors

Data protection & cyber

Global Data Hub – HR data: an update

13 July 2020

by Multiple authors

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