Navigating your organisation through the new-age of data privacy and cybersecurity – Clive Davies, Senior Counsel, Fujitsu

Navigating your organisation through the new-age of data privacy and cybersecurity – Clive Davies, Senior Counsel, Fujitsu

 

 

 

“One of the things you should not do is start hiding information, not tell anybody, forget about the notification. If you do that you dig yourself into a hole”.

More than 40% of UK organisations believe cyber-attackers can infiltrate their networks at every attempt according to new research from CyberArk “CyberArk Advanced Threat Landscape Report 2019” which surveyed 1000 global organisations.

News coverage of data breaches and cyber-attacks continues at a relentless pace. The recent ICO fines against British Airways and Marriott being the latest to dominate the headlines.

For many organisations, it has meant that the role of the legal department has needed to evolve and adapt at responding better to unremitting threats.

In the face of the continued threat of cybercrime, Clive Davies, senior counsel at Fujitsu, talks about how to successfully navigate your organisation through the new-age of data privacy and cybersecurity in the TED-style presentation.

A lesson from Douglas Adams

As technology both helps and advances us, there is in parallel and inevitable development of the risks we, and our organisations are exposed to. In this context, Clive is keen to emphasise the vital role of in-house counsel can play in any incident far beyond just making things legally privileged.

Taking advice from The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Clive’s first tip is don’t panic! To ensure legal add value and make a positive and sensible contribution to effectively managing the inevitable “not if, but when” data breach or cyberattack, he reiterated that in-house counsel must “tackle the pr

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