Sam Thomas

Sam Thomas

Sam Thomas (2BR) is the co-author of Cyber Security: Law and Practice (LexisNexis: 2019) and Blockchain and Cryptocurrency: International Legal and Regulatory Challenges (Bloomsbury: 2019). Sam sits on the Bar Council IT Panel and is on the Committee for the Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers. Sam’s practice encompasses advocacy and advice in cyber compliance and regulatory law, for which he was recognised by the Legal 500, 2021.

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Cyber protect for 2022

The legal profession is at the forefront of cyber news and cyber insurance premiums are rising, so what are the five key areas to consider for a secure 2022? asks Sam Thomas

11 April 2022

Hitting back at cyberattack

Sam Thomas continues his series on cybersecurity with a guide to the practical steps chambers can follow after a cyberattack, including injunctive relief

16 December 2021

Mitigating malware attacks

Every set of chambers is a potential target for malware regardless of its size or expertise. A five-point guide to securing your systems. By Sam Thomas

21 September 2021

Handling a data breach

Do you know what to do in the event of a data breach? Whether lost by accident or cyberattack, barristers must be aware of their data duties – Sam Thomas outlines the five considerations

18 May 2021

Creating a secure virtual space

Missing the designated chambers tech wiz? Sam Thomas on the risks and liabilities when working remotely, and five practical steps to help you meet data protection requirements and keep cyber safe

19 February 2021
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