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Cyber Security: Law and Guidance

Author: MBE Helen Wong

ISBN: 9781526505866

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Edition: First

Publication Date: 2018

Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional

Cyber Security: Law and Guidance

Cyber Security: Law and Guidance

Implementing appropriate security measures will be an advantage when protecting organisations from regulatory action and litigation in cyber security law: can you provide a defensive shield?

Cyber Security: Law and Guidance provides an overview of legal developments in cyber security and data protection in the European Union and the United Kingdom, focusing on the key cyber security laws and related legal instruments, including those for data protection and payment services.

Additional context is provided through insight into how the law is developed outside the regulatory frameworks, referencing the 'Consensus of Professional Opinion' on cyber security, case law and the role of professional and industry standards for security.

With cyber security law destined to become heavily contentious, upholding a robust security framework will become an advantage and organisations will require expert assistance to operationalise matters.

Practical in approach, this comprehensive text will be invaluable for legal practitioners and organisations. It covers both the law and its practical application, helping to ensure that advisers and organisations have effective policies and procedures in place to deal with cyber security.

Topics include:

- Threats and vulnerabilities

- Privacy and security in the workplace and built environment

- Importance of policy and guidance in digital communications

- Industry specialists' in-depth reports

- Social media and cyber security

- International law and interaction between states

- Data security and classification

- Protecting organisations

- Cyber security: cause and cure

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