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GDPR in Action: Guidance for Legal Practitioners on Data Security and Data Breaches Online Seminar
Data security and data breaches are important to solicitors and their firms. Complete this practical online seminar, update your knowledge and gain 1 CPD hour of Regulatory Matters.
Practitioners owe significant confidentiality obligations to their clients, which include taking measures to keep data secure. In addition, practitioners may need to advise clients on data security issues or advise individuals who are affected by a data security incident. Listen to Paul Lavery share his expertise and experience in this area of law.
Aim and Objectives
This is a practical session which aims to give guidance to practitioners in order to assist them in keeping data secure and dealing with a data breach, as well as giving guidance on how to advise a client. The speaker is a leading expert in this field and shares his knowledge and expertise.
Topics covered include
• Legislative provisions under the GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018 relevant to data security and data breaches
• Data Protection Commissioner’s guidelines
• Appointing service providers
• How to respond to a data breach
• Personal data breach notifications and considerations
o Notification to the Data Protection Commissioner
o Notification to the data subject
• Post reporting, including
o Potential DPC enquiries
o Potential investigations
o Potential data subject enquiries
o Ongoing controller investigation and resolution
• Clients and their data security and data breaches
o potential division of responsibility in medium to large client organisations
o potential division of responsibility in smaller client organisations
• Coronavirus and data security
Paul Lavery, Partner, McCann FitzGerald Solicitors, Dublin
Paul is head of the Technology & Innovation Group in McCann FitzGerald and advises on a wide range of data protection, information technology, outsourcing, e-commerce, confidentiality and intellectual property issues. He writes and lectures widely on these and other topics. He is also a member of the Law Society Intellectual Property & Data Protection Law Committee
DateAvailable from date of purchase until 31 December 2020
Mode Online
Fee €95
CPD Hours 1 Hour Regulatory Matters (by eLearning)
NOTE: Following your participation in this course Law Society Finuas Skillnet will issue you with a digital CPD certificate using blockchain-based technology. With blockchain, you can verify with others - such as the Law Society CPD Scheme section - the authenticity of your certificate in a matter of seconds. This initiative is the result of collaboration between Law Society Finuas Skillnet and VerifyEd. In summary, you will be provided with a complimentary secure, virtual library where you can save your future digital CPD certificates. This allows Law Society Finuas Skillnet to better serve you, our member, by providing an encrypted platform to issue CPD certificates with cryptographic proof that they were issued by Law Society Finuas Skillnet. 
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