More and more, instances of fraud are taking place in a digital context. A robust cyber security strategy therefore is essential. This insightful session will share an overview of the key regulatory steps that an organisation should take in order to achieve cyber security compliance as well as discuss the regulatory principles and guidance that can help businesses combat fraud.
About the General Data Protection Regulation, a law that will apply across Europe.
This new regulation is likely to be finalised by the end of 2015. It will amend current regulations on how organisations collect data, the purposes for which they use data, the circumstances in which they can share data, including for intelligence sharing purposes, and the security requirements that must be followed. It will also set out a new regime governing the circumstances in which profiling of customers can be undertaken. All of these changes will have implications on the ways and the extent to which organisations can use data to combat fraud.
How verifying the identity of who you are dealing with online is essential in order to avoid fraud. I will also highlight changes laws and industry initiatives in relation to online identity.
Salmon is Head of the Financial Services sector and a Partner specialising in providing e-commerce and IT advice, particularly in the financial services sector. He has represented major insurance companies and banks on their key strategic IT and e-business arrangements in a number of cutting edge projects. He has market leading experience in dealing with wrap and corporate platforms and other online projects. Salmon lectures and writes extensively on the subject of IT and e-business legal issues, and has a regular blog on legal issues relating to financial services companies. He also has a keen interest in the use of IT in law firms and founded OUT-LAW.com, which with over 500,000 unique users a month is one of the most popular law firm websites in the world.