Public statement on data breach
Public statement on data breach

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  • Public statement on data breach

IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. At this point in time (referred to in UK law as ‘IP completion day’), key transitional arrangements come to an end and significant changes begin to take effect across the UK’s legal regime. This document contains guidance on subjects impacted by these changes. Before continuing your research, see Practice Note: What does IP day mean for Risk & Compliance?

Statement by [insert name of organisation] concerning a significant [cyber attack OR data protection breach] on [insert date].

On [date], we were made aware of an incident threatening the security of personal data for which we are responsible. [We OR [insert name of investigating party—eg the Metropolitan Police or the ICO]] have launched [a OR an] [criminal] investigation. We are working with forensic experts and other data security professionals to establish the origin, nature and scope of this incident.

We are conducting a thorough review of this incident. We are also working closely with [our insurer, the Information Commissioner’s Office, [insert name of any relevant professional regulator or trade body], major financ

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