Lack of Laptop Encryption costs City Council £150,000
All portable computing devices are at risk of theft or loss. Encryption helps manage this risk.

Lack of Laptop Encryption costs City Council £150,000

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has announced today that it has fined Glasgow City Council £150,000 following the loss of two laptops because neither had any encryption software applied. The…

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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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