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Cybersecurity and the Law Workshop

28 February 2019

Time: 9:15 - 10:30am
Venue: Ada’s National College for Digital Skills, Broad Lane, London N15 4AG


The workshop will provide an overview of the law and cybersecurity, in relation to hacking, malware and viruses, presented by qLegal students.

The workshop will be particularly focused on:

  • The 2018 GDPR and the requirements it places on organisations to keep data about stakeholders secure;
  • Computer Misuse Act 1990 and its definitions of illegal practices and applications;
  • Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 and its requirements in terms of protecting software products and digital media such as music and firms;
  • Telecommunications (Lawful Business Practice) (interception of Communications) Regulations 2000 and their requirement to allow companies to monitor employee communication using IT systems and other uses of the internet while at work;
  • Fraud Act 2006 and its requirements to deal with services using IT-based methods to steal information for fraudulent purposes;
  • Legal liability and contractual obligations.


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