On 10 October 2023, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) issued a reprimand for Optionis Group Limited for a withdrawal of personal data after a cyber-attack.
Earlier this year, Cambian Group experienced a data breach. Almost a year on, here’s what we know about the Cambian data breach.
In its latest draft guidance, the ICO has outlined its process for determining whether to issue data protection fines for data breaches.
According to one senior officer, over 20,000 details – including police officers’ names and photos – are “potentially at risk”.
The recent Northern Irish police data breach highlights the potentially catastrophic consequences of a data protection failure.
Officers at the Metropolitan Police and Greater Manchester Police are said to be on high alert following a serious data protection breach. To ensure they do not fall victim to further attacks, anyone affected by the police data breach should be vigilant.
The security failure involves the IT systems of Digital ID in Stockport, a company which makes warrant cards and identification badges.