Privacy & Security Forum: Addressing compliance risks quickly and on a budget

  • date19 Mar 2014
  • CPD Points3 CPD points
  • TimeAll day
  • Event typeLive Event
  • Venue Fieldfisher
    35 Vine Street
    EC3N 2PX

The focus of our Privacy & Security Forum this year is practical, pragmatic and commercially-aware data protection compliance solutions for busy professionals.  We all know that data protection law is complex, highly regulated and a newsworthy hot topic, but business budgets are tight and there never seem to be enough hours in the day to get everything done.  The challenge is to make progress in the right areas, at the right pace and at the right cost.  This means that there are choices and compromises to be made.  Make the wrong decisions, and the consequences can be awful.

On 19th March we will be holding our first Privacy and Security Forum of 2014, when we will share our thoughts about compliance priorities and quick win solutions to reduce legal and reputational risk.  These essential sessions are designed to help you to make the right choices, so that your organisation does not join the long roll call of ones that have fallen foul of the law.


08:30 - 09:00 Registration with breakfast
09:00 - 09:30

Safe Harbor due diligence – has Edward Snowden made you think twice about international transfers of personal data to the US?  Are you worried about the impact of the FTC Safe Harbor enforcement cases in January?  In this session we will recap on the Safe Harbor international transfers model, with practical steps outlined to help you avoid regulatory risk.

09:30 - 10:00

BYOD Red Alert! -  the ICO took enforcement action for BYOD in 2013 and now they have made it one of their big compliance topics for the New Year.  Guess what this is telling us!  In this session we will walk you through the ICO's bottom line for BYOD and set out a route map for your policy creation and implementation.

10:00 - 10:30

Thrown out back – the biggest ICO fines have been for unsafe IT disposals.  We will show you how to avoid regulatory pain, building upon our experience acting in the largest financial penalties cases.

10:30 - 11:00    

Coffee Break

11:00 - 11:30

I want my data (now) – which area of the law provides the greatest volume of complaints to the regulator?  You guessed right; subject access.  We will bullet point the law for you and provide a process-flow built upon the new Code of Practice.  You don't like wasting tens of thousands of pounds worth of time just for £10 compensation, do you?

11:30 - 12:00

MPN amnesty – heard of section 51(7) of the Data Protection Act?  If you have, why aren't you signing up to an ICO audit?  We'll show you how to escape the financial penalty at the same time as getting your risk analysis done for free!

12:00 - 12:30

Compliance programme sanity check – what are the goals and objectives for a data protection compliance programme?  We will draw you a circle and will tell you about Quality Assurance and International Standards.  The circle is Plan Do Check Act, by the way.

12:30 - 13:30

Networking lunch


35 Vine Street