ICO report shows that health care sector is top of the league for data breaches– again!

The ICO has recently published figures for the health care sector data breaches in the period 1/7/20 to 30/9/20 which show that, once again, the health sector is top of the league when it comes to data breach. During that period 442 heath sector data breaches came to the attention of the ICO. This suggests [...]

By |2021-03-05T15:25:42+00:00March 5th, 2021|Uncategorised|Comments Off on ICO report shows that health care sector is top of the league for data breaches– again!

Crime records deleted in error by the police

Crime records including arrest history, DNA and fingerprints have been deleted in error from the Police National Computer (PNC). Deputy Chief Constable Naveed Malik states that: “Approximately 213,000 offence records, 175,000 arrest records and 15,000 person records have potentially been deleted [from the PNC] in error. In terms of understanding the potential linkage between records, [...]

By |2021-01-28T11:05:53+00:00January 22nd, 2021|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Crime records deleted in error by the police

Council data breaches

Council data breaches East Devon District Council East Devon District Council has suffered a significant data breach. As a result of the data breach 37 of the councillors have had their passwords published online. The Council’s IT provider, Strata, in error, added the email passwords to the online profiles of the individual councillors. Jess Bailey, [...]

By |2021-01-28T11:06:18+00:00December 18th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Council data breaches