Privacy & Data Protection - Responding to a Data Breach

This webinar will provide an overview of upcoming changes as per the Privacy Act which will come into force on 1 December 2020, particularly the introduction of mandatory data breach reporting. It will also cover some important practical guidance for improving cyber-resilience.

New Zealand is about to implement some of the most significant changes to its privacy law since the introduction of the Privacy Act. One of the most important changes is the introduction of an obligation to report data breaches to the Privacy Commissioner and affected individuals.

This comes at a time where public scrutiny of and regulatory enforcement of data protection issues is at an all-time high. Privacy and cybersecurity are some of the biggest risks facing businesses around the world.

(Note: The new Privacy Act, will come into force on 1st December 2020, The Privacy Act 2020 (the  Act) repeals and replaces the Privacy Act 1993.)

In this webinar he will:

  • Break down the current regulatory environment;
  • Provide an overview of the key changes to the Privacy Act;
  • Give some insights from local and global data breach and cybersecurity findings; and
  • Give practical guidance on how to improve your resilience to cyber-attacks.

  • Learning Outcomes

    After attending this webinar, you will be able to:

  • describe the most important changes that will be made to the Privacy Act;
  • understand the current regulatory challenges businesses are facing in the data protection space;
  • identify the key themes local and global regulators have found in terms of cyber-resilience and types of cyber attack businesses are facing; and
  • understand some key steps you can take to improve cybersecurity in your business.

  • Benefits

    Being able to understand and explain to your clients the key developments in New Zealand privacy law, and what should be done to ensure compliance, will help mitigate some of the biggest risks businesses are currently facing.

    Nick Valentine

    Nick Valentine leads global law firm DLA Piper's privacy and cybersecurity team in New Zealand. 


    Topic: Business Mindset, Future Focused, People & Leadership

    Sub-Topic: Business Planning & Analysis, Information & Communication Technology, Personal Effectiveness, Strategy

    Format: Recorded Webinar

    Proficiency Level: Foundation, Intermediate, Advanced

    CPD: Upto 1 hours