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1 Wording for website terms and conditions—Cookies and other information-gathering technologies 1.1 We use necessary cookies to make our site work. Cookies are small text...

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This practice note describes briefly different types of social media services and websites and explains the key risks associated with social media for organisations,...

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This Practice Note is intended as a quick guide which outlines the main cyber threats commercial organisations face, and identifies some top tips for firms in defending...

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ThreatWhat is it?Our defensive measures BotnetCollection of infected computers remotely controlled by a hacker.The hacker can share or sell access to the computers to...

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Brexit: As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but it has entered an implementation period during which it continues to be treated by...

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Bring your own device (BYOD) policy Introduction 1 Introduction 1.1 This bring your own device (BYOD) policy supplements the firm’s [list other relevant policies, eg...

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A: General information Date of review Person(s) conducting review B: Review and findings Do you need to review your security measures to protect the firm’s information...

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Produced in partnership with David Gilmore of DG Legal 1 Introduction It is our policy to ensure that if our business is interrupted, we can become fully operational as...

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1 Responsibility 1.1 [Insert name and/or job title eg, The Risk manager] is responsible for this policy. 1.2 They are responsible for communicating the contents of this...

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Confidentiality and disclosure policy 1 Policy statement 1.1 It is the policy of [firm name] (‘the firm’) to conduct its business in compliance with the highest...

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DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting and enforceability of this Precedent, see Practice Note: Brexit—implications for...

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Brexit: On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered an implementation period, during which it continues to be subject to EU law. During this...

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This Practice Note summarises key points from the first legal threat report published by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC). The report has been compiled with the...

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Quarter 1—Confidential information The tips and reminders for this quarter relate to confidential information. You can find more specific information in the following...

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Corporate finance transactions are a prime target for cyber criminals due to the: • number of people involved • large volume of information being shared • extent to which...

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Brexit: As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but it has entered an implementation period during which it continues to be treated by...

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Cybercrime is a fast-moving, ever-evolving unpredictable risk to all commercial organisations which must be managed properly. It's estimated that up to 80 per cent of...

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1 Introduction 1.1 This strategy and plan builds on and supplements our other data management and security policies and procedures, namely our: 1.1.1 [[Data protection...

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1. Introduction We have performed an organisation-wide assessment of the risk of our systems and/or services falling victim to cybercrime. The review included...

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The rapid growth of the internet has transformed the way we work. Indeed, the UK has one of the most internet-based economies in the world, with the UK internet market...

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Brexit: As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but it has entered an implementation period during which it continues to be treated by...

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A: General information Date of annual review[Insert date] Person(s) conducting annual review[Insert name of person conducting annual review] B: Review and findings Are...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by procedural changes in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak....

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This Practice Note provides information on formulating, drafting and implementing a strategic (information and communication technology) ICT plan. What is ICT?...

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Brexit: As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but it has entered an implementation period during which it continues to be treated by...

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Brexit: As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but it has entered an implementation period during which it continues to be treated by...

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