Solicitor Ernest Aduwa comments in Computer Weekly in relation to a select committee report on cyber security and 2015 TalkTalk data breach.

 

Ernest’s comments were published in Computer Weekly, 21 June 2016. Read the full article here.

“The cyber security industry has broadly welcomed a government committee report on an inquiry into the October 2015 data breach at TalkTalk that exposed the personal details of 155,000 customers, but has taken issue with some recommendations…

…Due to the potential delays associated with establishing the scope of cyber breaches and criminal investigations, criminal defence and cyber crime solicitor Ernest Aduwa at Stokoe Partnership believes the proposed fines are impractical.

“The idea of serving fines to companies who delay in reporting breaches into their system is a complete farce. There are many very good reasons for such a delay, such as a detailed police investigation,” he said.”

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