Privacy and Data Protection

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data protectionPrivacy and Data Protection in the IT Industry: Your information security is only as strong as your weakest link. We help you mitigate the risk of data breaches in order to best protect your assets. 

The frequency and sophistication of cyber attacks is at an all-time high, and the costs associated with privacy breaches continue to rise. Companies can no longer afford to take privacy and data protection lightly. Once customers loose trust in the safety of your product, they are quick to change to the competition.

As the world becomes more and more connected, it is mission critical to view privacy and data protection as a business issue, not just as an IT issue.

Building and retaining customer’s trust takes years to build but only minutes to destroy.

Information security and data protection challenge every business and the risks involved need to be proactively managed.

Privacy and Data Protection in the IT Industry

Privacy and data protection will remain fundamental business challenges in 2016. New threats and law changes mean that an organisation’s data protection needs are continually evolving.

The good news is that data protection can be a value preposition by itself.

LawDownUnder provides advice on cybersecurity risks, incident management and compliance issues. As an IT law firm, we advise in all aspects of privacy and data protection, including cloud computing audit and implementation projects, cross-border data transfer, and outsourcing.

We work closely with you on privacy matters and advise on compliance with European and global data protection laws.

Areas of expertise

  • managing cross border data flows
  • maximising the value of databases
  • emergency response to data breach
  • international data transfer
  • EU Data protection law
  • information management and compliance
  • IT transformations with cloud-based, mobile applications, and staff BYOD policies
  • privacy policies
  • compliance training
  • and much more