Data protection

GDPR vs UK GDPR — what’s the difference?

GDPR, the General Data Protection Regulation, was passed in 2018 as new legislation to protect the use of personal data across the EU and European Economic Area (EEA). While the regulation originally applied to the UK, as of the 1st January 2021, the UK officially left the EU after completing the agreed transition period. Since […]

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How not to be a stereotypical solicitor when it comes to data protection

According to a recent article in The Lawyer following a cyber attack on a leading city law firm, concerns have mounted that hackers looking to steal sensitive data view law firms as the ‘soft underbelly’. In other words, legal professionals are an easy target. How can this be? Surely the confidential nature of any and […]

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