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Data security—appropriate technical measures and breach notification requirements

Published on: 05 June 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Data security—appropriate technical measures and breach notification requirements
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  • What is the likely impact of the ICO’s decision on CMO under the GDPR, with its principle of privacy by design and the requirement to take into account state-of-the-art measures?
  • What else should organisations be considering in the event of a hack?

Article summary

Information Law analysis: Aaron P Simpson, partner, and Anita Bapat, associate, at Hunton & Williams LLP, discuss the recent decision by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) to fine Construction Materials Online Ltd (CMO) and explain what breach notification obligations might apply following a cyber-attack, as well as discussing how organisations should prepare for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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