December DPA Breach Fines
Payday loan companies need to be aware of the DPA and PECR.

December DPA Breach Fines

The run up to Christmas 2013 has shown that the Information Commissioners Office is still busy fining organisations and individuals for breaches of the Data Protection Act (DPA). In December…

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Another lack of encryption leads to a Data Protection Act Fine
NHS & Healthcare Security : Sensitive data needs proper protection.

Another lack of encryption leads to a Data Protection Act Fine

On Friday, 15 Feb 13, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) announced that the UK Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) had been fined £150,000 for a breach of the data protection…

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Mandatory Reporting of Data Security Breaches
Mandatory security breach reporting - good thing, or just more paperwork?

Mandatory Reporting of Data Security Breaches

It has been announced that the European Commission, together with the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, is looking to bring in mandatory reporting of…

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