High profile cyber security incidents are being reported in the press more and more often. Clients benefit from our experience, over many years, of advising on some of the most serious hacking and data breach crises in the last decade.
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on one of the largest losses of sensitive personal data in the UK, involving over a million records. As a result of or prompt advice and our client’s quick implementation of mitigations, no regulatory action was taken and the client was not obliged to notify any individual data subjects of the data loss
on the unauthorised extraction of personal account details (including log in details, passwords and burglar alarm codes) of tens of thousands individuals by a disgruntled employee with previously undiscovered Islamic extremist sympathies. The details extracted included those of close family members of three heads of state, less than two weeks prior to a major inter-governmental conference. Our support involved close liaison with law enforcement and specialist agencies in three European states and resolution of a significant related commercial dispute
on their notification strategies with data protection authorities in relation to the loss of back-up tapes being transported by subcontractors to long-term storage, some involving many millions of UK customer details
before the competent data protection supervisory authority regarding an alleged large-scale unauthorised data loss
on the loss of millions of sets of personal data due to a hacker attack and preparing the defence before the competent data protection supervisory authorities