Research Case Study: Data Breach Incident Response, Technology, Law and Management

Cher Devey is a PhD student at City,  University of  London.


Her PhD research topic is:  Data Breach Incident Response, Technology, Law and Management and she has been researching this since October 2013.

City, University of London Library

The City, University of London Library website  has lots of useful information.  CityLibrary Search is a resource discovery tool which searches across a wide range of books, ebooks, journals and database content.

There are guides for different subjects prepared by City Library staff, there is also a comprehensive researcher guide.

There are many electronic databases and electronic journals.

Other libraries

Cher has used the British Library at St Pancras and students and staff can also join the SCONUL Access scheme which allows access to many university libraries throughout the country.

Reference management

Zotero is a free tool to help you collect, organise, cite, and share your research sources.

City University London subscribes to the reference management software RefWorks and staff and students can create an account at:

Data chain online newspaper

Cher compiles the Data chain online newspaper.

Open access paper

Devey, C. (2008). Electronic Discovery/Disclosure: From Litigation to International Commercial Arbitration. Arbitration, 74, pp. 369-384. Available at:

Cher’s blog

Cher’s research blog

 Social media

ResearchGate is a social networking site for scientists and researchers to share papers, ask and answer questions, and find collaborators, Cher has a ResearchGate profile.

Cher is on Twitter

 Advice to new researchers

“Have good supervisors and perseverance.

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