British cyber, law firms see increase in attention following ICO’s GDPR fine notices

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British cyberinsurance, cybersecurity and law firms have seen an increase in attention after the U.K. Information Commissioner’s Office announced it intends to fine British Airways and Marriott for violations of the EU General Data Protection Regulation, the Financial Times reports. “It’s undoubtedly a statement of intent and will make a lot of corporate UK sit up and take notice,� said Cooley Senior Partner Mark Deem, who added clients contacted his firm about due diligence shortly after the ICO notices were released. Cybersecurity firm Tessian experienced a 32% increase in traffic after the British Airways news. (Registration may be required to access this story.) 
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July 12, 2019