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Vol 22 No 8 August/Sept 2017

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STEP: A Practical Guide to the Transfer of Trusteeships

Edited by: Richard Williams, Arabella Murphy, Toby Graham
Price: £110.00

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Cyber Security: Law and Practice


ISBN13: 9781784733452
Published: May 2017
Publisher: Jordan Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £85.00



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Cyber security and data management are among the biggest issues facing business and other organisations today. The law faces huge challenges to keep up with the rapid development of technology which provides opportunities for the misuse of computers for commercial gain or other reasons.

This new work covers the vast spectrum of law, both civil and criminal, as it applies to data control, data management and cyber issues. It considers the legal implications of internal threats from employees, data mismanagement or inadequate software, together with external threats from competitors or criminals, and looks at practical ways to deal with potential or actual cyber incidents.

It provides a unique, comprehensive coverage, looking at three main areas:-

 
  • Legal Framework - Cyber Crime, the Civil Perspective, Cyber Property, and Employee Liability and Protection
  • Data Issues - Data Security and Protection, Control Mechanisms for Embedded Devices, Data Breach Responses, Commercial Espionage
  • Practical issues - Investigative Powers, Litigating and Rules of Evidence, Immunity and the locus and status of the perpetrator, Remedial steps and mitigating the loss
The work concludes by looking at the potential impact of ‘Brexit’ on data management and control and the significance of the impending General Data Protection Regulation.

This valuable new resource will be a single point of reference for legal practitioners including solicitors, barristers, in-house counsel, compliance officers and those dealing with cyber risk and data protection/management not only as it affects corporations but also other entities, individuals and States. 

Subjects:
Internet Law, Criminal Law
Contents:
Cyber crime
The civil perspective
Cyber property 
Employee Liability and Protection
Data Security
Control  mechanisms for embedded devices
Data breach responses
Commercial espionage
Investigating incidents and powers of investigators
Litigating and rules of evidence
Immunity and the locus and status of the perpetrator
Remedial steps and mitigating the loss
The Legal Environment Post-Brexit