Safeguarding Data in a Digital Age - Cyber Security, Privacy and other Legal Tips and Considerations for the Public Sector

Friday, 8 March 2024
Practice Management and Business
Safeguarding Data in a Digital Age - Cyber Security, Privacy and other Legal Tips and Considerations for the Public Sector


  • Handling and protecting government information and personal information - key legal obligations
  • Data ethics, privacy and security considerations related to the use of artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies
  • Privacy impact assessments - when to conduct, who to involve and how to undertake
  • Managing privacy and cyber security issues contractually:
    • Liability and risk management;
    • Privacy and cyber security terms and conditions; and
    • Using data sharing agreements.
  • Preparing and responding to a data breach:
    • Legal response and risk management; and
    • Navigating the new NSW Mandatory Notification of Data Breach Scheme.

 Presented by Monique Azzopardi, Special Counsel, Clayton Utz


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Richard Chew, Partner, K&L Gates


Richard Chew, Partner, K&L Gates
Richard is an experienced intellectual property and technology lawyer who focuses on commercial transactions and technology, telecommunications and outsourcing matters in Australia and the Asia Pacific region. He assists his clients with commercial transactions, technology and IP commercialisation, outsourcing, IT and commercial telecommunications arrangements, strategic procurement and sourcing, vendor management and negotiated company and business mergers and acquisitions across a range of industries. Richard also works with clients on commercial transactions in the Asia Pacific region, including China, Thailand and India. Richard assisted clients with some of the largest business critical technology and outsourcing transactions in Australia and South East Asia. Working with a diverse range of clients, from small and medium enterprises to the largest ASX-listed companies, his clients operate in the food, liquor, retail, telecommunications and technology services industries. Richard has a Bachelor of Science (Computer Science), a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, all from the Australian National University.

Monique Azzopardi, Special Counsel, Clayton Utz
Monique is an experienced commercial lawyer with special expertise in technology transactions. She has strong experience acting for clients in the private and public sectors across the full spectrum of commercial and technology matters, including as a key adviser to the NSW and Commonwealth governments on a number of major projects of State and national significance. She is skilled at developing plain-English contractual documents that are tailored to the project and are legally and commercially robust. Another core part of Monique's practice is privacy law and data protection. She is regularly called upon to assist clients to navigate privacy legislation and to undertake privacy impact assessments. She also crafts tailored privacy provisions for contracts to ensure that contracts are aligned with all relevant privacy laws, including the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).


Safeguarding Data in a Digital Age - Cyber Security, Privacy and other Legal Tips and Considerations for the Public Sector


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