Dealing With Security Breaches Under the GDPR

What are your obligations when dealing with security breaches under GDPR?

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Course Overview

One of the most important changes introduced by the General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’) was the need for organisations to advise the regulator and the individuals affected in the case of certain types of security breach.

There is still a great deal of confusion about these obligations and what needs to be done; This 30-minute session will provide viewers with a summary of the GDPR’s provisions and will discuss what practical steps should be taken.

This session will explore the answers to the following questions:

•    What is a security breach?
•    When and how do I have to inform the ICO?
•    When and how do I have to inform the individuals affected?
•    What exceptions are there to these rules?
•    How do I assess the risks posed?
•    What documents need to be kept by organisations in respect of security breaches?

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar, review the supporting documentation and complete the short quiz to test your legal knowledge
  • This course provides 0.5 CPD points

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:
  • • Have a greater understanding of, and be able to explain the key requirements of the GDPR in respect of security breaches
  • • Have the knowledge and confidence required to advise colleagues and clients as to what they need to do to ensure compliance with these obligations

What is the target audience?

  • Private practice and in-house lawyers advising businesses on their obligations under the GDPR


About Instructor - Keith Markham

Keith Markham qualified as a Solicitor in 2001 and now works as a freelance training consultant.

Initially working in private practice, in 2004 he moved in-house at the BGL Group, a major insurance intermediary that numbers Budget and among its brands. During his time there Keith advised extensively on all areas of data protection. He also conducted contract negotiations of a complex nature, often with major blue chip companies.

In 2007, Keith joined BPP Professional Education, one of Europe’s leading providers of professional development training. He worked there as both an in-house lawyer dealing with data protection and  commercial contracts and also as a presenter of training courses before ultimately deciding to specialise in delivering training and becoming a freelance training consultant in 2009.

Drawing on his considerable experience Keith has designed and delivered a wide variety of training for BPP and other providers as well as for his own clients in the commercial law field. In particular he teaches topics relating to data protection and commercial contracts to lawyers and non-lawyers alike.

He is currently involved in a number of GDPR compliance projects and is the author of ‘A Practical Guide to the General Data Protection Regulation’ published by Law Brief Publishing.

Keith also has more than fifteen year’s experience as a trustee and volunteer with a number of charities working in the UK and overseas. Currently, in his spare time, he visits and audits projects in Honduras on behalf of an aid charity and is also the secretary to the charity that runs the Peterborough Polish Saturday School.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinar

Supporting Documentation

  • Slides
    28 Page


  • Quiz


  • Price
  • £ 60