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Businesses can expect data breaches to increase in number until the issue of cyber security is treated more seriously by senior management, a senior police officer has warned. 10 Dec 2013
A comprehensive cyber incident response plan will include the ability to access "a network of experts" to help address the variety of issues businesses could encounter following a breach of their IT infrastructure security, an expert has said. 04 Dec 2013
This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated in January 2013 .
This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated in January 2013.
This article is based on UK law. It was last updated in June 2009.
This article first appeared in the Autumn 2003 issue of the OUT-LAW magazine. There is a chance that the law has changed, or the facts of this article have been superseded.
The Alliance for Electronic Business, sponsored by Pinsent Masons, produced these guidelines which give clear, commercial and practical guidance to SMEs in the UK on how to implement security policies and monitor the security of their systems.
If you have a report to make concerning illegal material on the internet you should contact the UK's Internet Watch Foundation, whether the material appears to originate in the UK or elsewhere.
If you have a report to make on the sale or use of illegal software, you should contact FAST or BSA.
Bank systems are susceptible to cyber attacks and a large number of businesses could incur sizeable costs if they are "exploited to disrupt services", the Bank of England (BoE) has warned. 02 Dec 2013
Courts could order companies that infringe rivals' trade secrets to destroy goods developed using that know-how and pay damages under new laws proposed by the European Commission. 29 Nov 2013
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