Data Security

Data security is of increasing strategic importance for commercial organisations in today's digitised economy. Risk must be proactively managed to facilitate solutions that can comprehensively address cybersecurity incidents when they arise. The international cross-disciplinary Data Security team at A&L Goodbody can help your organisation every step of the way.

When exposed to a cybersecurity incident your organisation can face regulatory investigations, negative media attention, interruption of business operations, litigation and customer complaints.

We leverage robust relationships with regulators and industry experts to provide a multi faceted approach, from initial cybersecurity insurance coverage issues to the required actions following a cybersecurity incident. Our in depth experience provides clients with practical and creative advices on how to navigate and comply with the evolving legal and regulatory landscape while maximising the value of their digital infrastructures.


  • An international accommodation reservation platform

    on its regulatory compliance obligations following a significant cyber security breach and the development and co-ordination of its response strategy amongst law firms from 12 European jurisdictions.

  • Ervia

    on the outsourcing of a cybersecurity solution to protect against distributed denial of service attacks.

  • HSBC

    on the preparation and implementation of its cyber security policies.

  • A global digital intelligence provider

    on its compliance obligations in respect of a major international cybersecurity breach resulting in the loss of personal data.

  • HSB Engineering Insurance

    on the underwriting of a novel cyber insurance policy.

  • International property investment funds

    on the preparation of cybersecurity policies and their related regulatory obligations.