Cybersecurity & cybercrime

Cybersecurity & cybercrime guidance:

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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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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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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Though taking preventative steps obviously makes good sense (see Practice Note: Cybercrime prevention), it is not possible to totally eradicate the risk of cybercrime or...

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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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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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Cybercrime is a challenge for internal compliance teams requiring a wider response than, 'it's a job for the IT department'. Cyber risk, like any other risk to your...

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Data security is a cornerstone of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The sixth data protection principle (the integrity and confidentiality principle)...

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Law firms hold sensitive, personal and confidential information and routinely handle substantial sums of money. This makes law firms attractive to cyber criminals. In...

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