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EMPLOYERS WARNED BUSINESS TRADE SECRETS VULNERABLE WHEN STAFF USE OWN LAPTOPS   It sounds like a no-brainer if staff offer to use their own laptops or portable devices for work, but employers should realise it’s actually a very bad idea.   Put simply, staff could use their own laptops or tablets to transfer and store…

Google has been slapped with a fine of US$57M by French authorities –the first penalty for a U.S. tech giant under new European data privacy rules (GDPR) that took effect last year. The National Data Protection Commission said Google “lack[ed] transparency, inadequate information and lack[ed] valid consent” regarding ad personalisation for users. Google must be…

Glencore is taking the ATO to the High Court to stop it using stolen information In 2016 a German newspaper obtained over 13 million stolen papers which originated mostly from a hacked law firm – Appleby. The papers are known as the Paradise Papers. Understandingly the papers contained confidential information involving legal matters which should,…

Listen in to EAGLEGATE’s very first Podcast on Lawyers Weekly – Nicole talks all things cyber for lawyers and how lawyers can be proactive in cyber security in their own firms.