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Books

My next book, ‘Cyber and Data Security Law and Practice’, will be published soon.  In the meantime you can still get hold of my other… Read More

My next book, ‘Cyber and Data Security Law and Practice’, will be published soon.  In the meantime you can still get hold of my other books.

Data Protection and Compliance in Context

This was my first book, about data protection law in the UK, published by the British Computer Society in 2006. It focused on how to… Read More

Data Protection and Compliance in Context

This was my first book, about data protection law in the UK, published by the British Computer Society in 2006. It focused on how to achieve legal compliance and broadly speaking it is still current. You can get copies from Amazon and the BCS.

Posted on July 16, 2014

Butterworths Cyber and Data Security Law and Practice (2nd Edition)

Coming soon, this is my fourth book. It will be published later this year. It is a complete re-write of my last book. It covers:… Read More

Butterworths Cyber and Data Security Law and Practice (2nd Edition)

Coming soon, this is my fourth book. It will be published later this year. It is a complete re-write of my last book. It covers:

  • The core legal framework for cyber and data security law in the UK, including the Data Protection Act; Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act; Computer Misuse Act; Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill.
  • Interception, Human Rights and the legal impact of the Snowden disclosures, including the litigation before the Interception of Communications Tribunal and the European Court of Human Rights.
  • Common law and equitable principles for security.
  • The EU reform agenda, including the General Data Protection Regulation; the Cyber Security Directive; Payment Services Directive 2; Electronic ID Directive; Cybercrime Directive.
  • UK, EU and US cyber security strategies and their operational build-out.
  • How cyber and data security law are regulated including Information Commissioner security breach enforcement actions and case load.
  • Breach disclosure law and practice in the UK and EU.
  • Operationalising security and the legal effect of professional and industry standards.
  • Legal toolkit including sample breach disclosure letters, contractual clauses and policy frameworks.
Posted on July 16, 2014

Email Law, Practice and Compliance

My next Book Title 10 Jan 2015

This was my second book, published by the Law Society in 2009. Copies are still available on Amazon and via the Law Society.

Email Law, Practice and Compliance

This was my second book, published by the Law Society in 2009. Copies are still available on Amazon and via the Law Society.

My next Book Title 10 Jan 2015
Posted on June 25, 2014

Butterworths Data Security Law and Practice

This was my last book, published by LexisNexis in 2009. It was the UK’s first legal text book in this area and most of the… Read More

Butterworths Data Security Law and Practice

This was my last book, published by LexisNexis in 2009. It was the UK’s first legal text book in this area and most of the content is still valid and current. The forewords were provided by some people in the data security space, including Lte. General Sir Edmund Burton, Baroness Neville-Jones and Professor Howard A. Schmidt.  Copies are available on Amazon or via Butterworths.

Posted on June 25, 2014