Data Protection and Cybercrime

Data Protection & Cybercrime

The increasing importance of the internet has led to unprecedented levels of computer related crime. Crime acts like a business and criminals constantly seeks new opportunities for profit. Given the importance of the internet to commercial life, criminal activity online has become an increasing concern. Cybercrime comes in many forms including identity theft, sensitive data theft, malware, ransomware and phishing.

Our expertise in criminal litigation and close associations with forensic computer experts enables us to offer practical advice and training to businesses to prevent the risks associated with cybercrime. We are also able to assist victims of cybercrime in tracing and dealing with all forms of computer misuse. We can advise on what steps should be taken throughout an investigation into computer related misconduct.

We also assist those being investigated for alleged computer related offences including fraud, theft, intellectual property offences and Computer Misuse Act matters. 

For more information on data protection and cybercrime and how we can help you, please contact our Motoring, Crime and Regulatory Team on 01279 755777 or get in touch with Dan Hart, Solicitor Advocate in our Motoring, Crime and Regulatory Team.

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