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In the Age of Data Breach and Cyber Threat

The White Collar Crime Centre has today published a Working Paper considering the potential expansion of corporate criminal liability for data breach.

As the effects of the coordinated international cyber attack continue to unfold, the Working Paper generates debate about whether existing data protection legislation is fit for purpose, calls for greater scrutiny of the way in which companies and organisations protect data and considers the potential for a new corporate offence of failing to prevent data breach to be introduced. Read the paper here. 

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