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New duty to notify data breaches will provide general benefits to data privacy and security

Data security and privacy will be bolstered by the introduction of new data breach reporting requirements, the UK’s information commissioner has said.

Source: New duty to notify data breaches will provide general benefits to data privacy and security, says UK watchdog

Surprising stats on third-party vendor risk and breach likelihood

The statistics on third-party breaches vary widely, and it’s clear that organizations have trust issues when it comes to third parties reliably notifying them when an incident or a breach occurs.

Source: Surprising stats on third-party vendor risk and breach likelihood

Podcast: Crisis Management After a Data Breach

In the latest edition of our Legal Talk Network Digital Detectives podcast , John and I were lucky to snag guest Brian Wommack, who leads the strategic communications practice of Cameron LLP, often advising on high-profile and high-stakes matters including cyber intrusion and data breach contingency planning and response.

Source: Podcast: Crisis Management After a Data Breach

Latest TalkTalk fine a warning to firms to keep IT systems up to date

The latest fine issued by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) against TalkTalk should be seen as a warning to businesses of all sizes to keep their IT systems up to date, an expert has said.

Source: Latest TalkTalk fine a warning to firms to keep IT systems up to date, expert says

Preventing Data Loss When Employees Leave

According to Osterman Research’s “Best Practices for Protecting Your Data When Employees Leave Your Company”, 69 percent of organizations have experienced data loss from employee movements (departure, changing roles, re-location), and 50 percent of employees who left their jobs in the last 12 months kept confidential corporate data.

Source: Preventing Data Loss When Employees Leave

When governments get data protection wrong

There have been a number of recent data breaches overseas which offer salutary lessons on how information held by governments is not necessarily as secure as it should be and how this can be harmful for individual citizens.

Source: Office of the Privacy Commissioner | When governments get data protection wrong

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