Ethics and Cybersecurity

Ethics and Cybersecurity

Are you doing enough and do you know your obligations?

  Free Seminar

Recording Date: 27-Feb-2019

Recording Type: Video + Slides

Cathryn Urquhart | Facilitator | College of Law WA

Cathryn Urquhart studied Law at the University of Western Australia and was admitted in WA in 1988.

She has had a diverse career working for national law firms mainly in Insurance and Construction litigation, as well as time spent as a Claims Solicitor at Law Mutual, the professional indemnity insurance section of the Law Society of WA. She has lectured and tutored at universities in WA.

Currently, Cathryn is the Facilitator of the Legal Practice Management Course at the College of Law in WA. She also has her own business and works for a range of law firms and other businesses as a Professional Skills Trainer and Coach.


CyberRisk is a big issue for all businesses. But lawyers have ethical and professional responsibilities that must also be considered. Are you doing enough? Do you know your obligations?  

This session will provide an overview of:

  • CyberRisk: Hacking, Phishing, Scamming, Ransomware
  • What Ethical and Professional Obligations arise?
  • Diligent and Competent
  • Confidentiality
  • Duty of Care/Standard of Care
  • Payment of Ransom?
  • Law Council of Australia CyberPrecedent
  • Review of some recent examples
  • Safety Measures
  • Notification requirements
  • National Data Breach Scheme

CPD: 1 CPD Unit/1NZ Hour Ethics & Professional Responsibility

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