#Data Breach

Review & Re-Assess your Data Security Risks

The chaos of Covid-19 !  The outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic and UK government levelled restrictions; saw a frantic switch by business to a reliance on staff remote working facilities over the last month. The change in operational environment opened up a multitude of potential risks to data security and compliance with legal obligations.  Now …

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£275,000 Fine confirmed as first under GDPR – What happened ?

First fine issued under GDPR ! The ICO has confirmed that the first fine to be levelled against a business for an offence under GDPR, has been issued to Doorstep Dispensaree Ltd, a pharmacy based in Edgeware. Whilst intention to fine notices remain in force against British Airways and Marriott International for fines in the …

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ICO enforcement

Enforcement Action – Should you be worried?

Following on from notification by the ICO of its intention to level significant fines against British Airways and Marriott International for their respective data breaches (£180M & £99M), enforcement has calmed a little since. The majority of fines recently publicised have been levelled against the DPA 1998 penalty regime and largely relate to offences around …

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