UK Law Firms Putting Client Data at Risk

Discussion in 'privacy problems' started by ronjor, Apr 16, 2015.

  1. ronjor

    ronjor Global Moderator

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    http://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/uk-law-firms-putting-client-data/
     
  2. Daveski17

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    Although this doesn't surprise me, this FoI request seems like a plug for the services of Egress Software Technologies to me. Cynical Englishman that I am. ;)
     
  3. deBoetie

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    My view is that the Data Protection Commissioner is being negligent in not demanding that all businesses - not just lawyers - routinely encrypt at rest and in transit. We can of course speculate why he has not done so.

    Meanwhile, we also know that the UK security services have monitored client-privileged legal communications in cases involving the security services themselves. And that the Home Office are attempting to "legalise" this kind of behaviour through secondary legislation - rule of law isn't important really.
     
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