Desmarais Avocats intervenes mainly in the field of digital health (telemedicine, hosting of health data, IoT, etc.) alongside healthcare practitioners, health products manufacturers and healthcare institutions. The firm also acts as a Data Protection Officer (DPO) to ensure the compliance of the personal data processing of its clients to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In this connection, Desmarais Avocats is editing SmartDataDecision, a software specifically designed to assess the company’s compliance with the Regulation following both technical and legal approaches.
Indeed, the firm has developed an in-depth practical knowledge of security policies of information systems: Pierre Desmarais is himself certified with ISO standard 27005 Risk Manager and he is currently preparing for the ISO 27001 Lead Auditor certification. This specific expertise has leaded the firm to be registered at Cybermalveillance.gouv.fr, a governmental website listing useful external providers in case of cyber-attack.