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The role of information technology has accelerated in in all aspects of human life through software-enabled solutions, such as cloud computing, data analytics and artificial intelligence alongside the acceleration of digital transformation in various industries and rise of the metaverse.
Amidst these technological advances, risks and challenges with respect to processing of data, especially those, which are personal in nature, have likewise grown. These risks require robust data protection and cybersecurity.
At RHTLaw, we collaborate with the Governance, Risk and Compliance arm of RHT Consulting Asia, to support data-driven organisations through pre-emptive data protection advisory and compliance, as well as providing guidance in the event of data breach events both at the legal, regulatory and operational levels.
We stay connected with the latest developments in data protection and cybersecurity to always be a step ahead in providing value to our clients by assisting with legislative and industry developments in Asia and the world.
We advise on various issues concerning the processing of personal data for effective and pragmatic solutions in local and cross-border data transfers. We assist in crafting privacy notices and policies, as well as data sharing and outsourcing arrangements. We also review various agreements to incorporate contractual provisions, which ensure compliance with the PDPA. We also advise on sensitive employee and HR data as well as data processing service agreements with third parties