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How Disgruntled Employees Can Make You Liable for a Data Breach
How Disgruntled Employees Can Make You Liable for a Data Breach
It was a data breach nightmare for Morrisons when a disgruntled employee abused his access to the company’s payroll data. In January 2014, after copying the data onto a personal USB, the employee posted personal details of nearly 100,000 Morrisons workers on a file-sharing website. 

But what happened next was even worse. While the employee received an eight-year prison sentence, the...

Defend Against These Director Penalties
Defend Against These Director Penalties
There has been a growing call for greater accountability and transparency from companies, and the onus of that obligation rests with their directors. As a result of this burden of responsibility, directors are exposed to more liability than ever before. 
Whilst a majority of directors should already be aware of their duties, as outlined in the Companies Act 2006, there are additional obligations...