Data security is a hot global topic right now. New laws that closely regulate data security practices seem to be popping up everywhere in order to account for all of the data people transmit electronically daily. Attorneys have been tightening their practices to protect confidential data and advising their clients to do the same. However, some organisations may not be aware that they could be liable for data breaches perpetrated by their employees – even in seemingly unrelated situations.
Australia has recently taken significant action in the realm of data security that will potentially have global impact. In December 2018, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) released recommendations on ways big technology companies can improve data security.read more
This year’s Innoxcell Annual Symposium in Hong Kong – billed by some as “the Legaltech of Asia” – was an eDiscovery star-studded affair, providing a platform for global legal, technology and eDiscovery thought leaders to opine on the future of the profession across the world over two full days in April. With increased regulatory scrutiny, complex cross-border investigations and ever-evolving new forms of business communications, organizations in Asia face a plethora of legal and data challenges.read more