Cyber Crisis

The Hamlins team can help during a cyber attack by:

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  • Advising on the recovery of information and data
  • Identifying and prosecuting hackers
  • Managing risks and liabilities whilst the business is subject to the cyber attack
  • Providing advice on formal negotiation to the ICO, regulatory authorities and commercial partners
  • Making notifications to insurers
  • Managing litigation resulting from data breaches
  • Collating evidence to support and defend any claim or act brought

Reputational Issues

The Hamlins team can manage reputational issues during and after a cyber crisis by:

  • Stopping negative information spreading virally over the internet including social media platforms
  • Working with internal media communications and external PRs to act immediately to respond to an attack and how it is then portrayed in the media
  • Issuing warning notices to major distributors of news including newswires and press regulators to shape how a story of a cyberattack develops
  • Influencing the conversation on social media

For further information on how we can assist you with reputational issues, please see our Defamation and Privacy service.

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