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The link between data protection and information security

The size of your business and the industry that your business is within are not factors that cybercriminal use to specifically target businesses for cyber-attacks. However, as a law firm you handle sensitive customer data and regularly process large financial payments which does make you more of an appealing target.

In 2020, the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) published the following report, Cyber Security – A thematic review. One of the focus areas in the report was cyber security training and the link between having basic knowledge of cyber security and mitigation against cyber-attacks.

In this interview with David Campbell from DPA/OK, we discuss how the link between data protection and information security is so critical within the legal and financial sector.

How can legal firms improve their cyber resilience?

Make your staff aware of the latest cyber security threats, via our free core membership which shares the latest guidance, news and security updates that have been tailored for businesses and charities who are based in the West Midlands.

Our Business Enhanced Membership could also support your charity for a 12 month period also includes Cyber Awareness Training for 5 staff members (if you have a bigger team, our Business Premium Membership offers a bespoke cyber security training program to be created and tailored to your charity or organisation).


The contents of this website are provided for general information only and are not intended to replace specific professional advice relevant to your situation. The intention of The Cyber Resilience Centre for the West Midlands is to encourage cyber resilience by raising issues and disseminating information on the experiences and initiatives of others.  Articles on the website cannot by their nature be comprehensive and may not reflect most recent legislation, practice, or application to your circumstances. The Cyber Resilience Centre for the West Midlands provides affordable services and Trusted Partners if you need specific support. For specific questions please contact us.


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