Bird & Bird has unrivalled expertise in data breach and security incidents. We have acted on many front-page data breaches, assisting with immediate follow-up, breach notification requirements and late regulatory investigations. We have also assisted clients on a pre-emptive basis, developing global data breach policies and procedures.
We have an in-depth knowledge in: (i) general data breach notification requirements; (ii) sectorial obligations (e.g. obligation on providers of public electronic communications services); (iii) duties provided by industry standards (e.g. PCI DSS); and (iv) general local security obligation (e.g. French critical infrastructure providers).
As soon as an organisation has reason to believe that an incident might have occurred, Bird & Bird can immediately help with:
Our team includes lawyers that are experts in a wide spectrum of issues facing a company at such a critical time. This goes from data protection law considerations to law enforcement expertise. We have dedicated lawyers in each jurisdiction. Do reach out if you have questions or would like to know how we can help.
Since the entry into force of the GDPR, the CNIL has received nearly 800 data breach notifications concerning nearly 34 million natural persons in France and abroad.
BA's confirmation last week that hackers had accessed customer data by breaching its website and mobile app security has brought a host of unwelcome media attention on the airline and set off a flurry of pointing ...
On 26 May 2015, a number of amendments to the Dutch Data Protection Act (Wet bescherming persoonsgegevens) were passed in Parliament.
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