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Privacy in the legal profession.

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    Fines for breaching regulations.

    The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is the UK’s independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest. It has the power to fine legal firms up to £500,000 for data protection breaches.

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    Who regulates the legal sector?

    There are a total of eight bodies which regulate solicitors practicing in England and Wales. The two most significant of the representative bodies both in terms of size and influence are the Law Society and the Bar Council.


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Visual hacking – key risk areas in legal

  • Addressing risk areas in legal.

    Legal professionals must be especially vigilant at keeping client information private. From offices and courtrooms, to commuting and working on the go, there are a number of areas that are particularly susceptible to visual hacking.

    Key risk areas

     

    • Receptions and public areas
    • Open office floor plans
    • Shared workspaces
    • Offices near windows
    • Courtrooms
    • Devices used by mobile employees

       


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  • Data privacy fears widespread among businesses

    According to figures from Software-as-a-Service provider Holdings, fears regarding the privacy of data are widespread among the global business community, largely because of uncertainties over regulations.

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  • Businesses face serious fines for breaching EU data protection laws

    Breaching EU data protection laws could cost businesses up to 4% of their annual worldwide turnover, reports suggest.

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  • Protecting legal sector data

    Data security in the legal sector is an increasing priority with a growing number of members of the legal profession.

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  • Saving your legal firm from a costly data breach

    A number of leading legal industry authorities have begun to recognise the issues that insecure data across the sector poses.

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