ICO seeks insight into the way businesses deploy personal data

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) wants to learn more about the tools and services employers use when monitoring their employees in the remote-enabled world. Apparently, it wants to learn more about these topics so that it can update the current Employment Practices guidance. By updating the guidance and bringing it up to speed with the latest developments brought upon everyone …

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Almost half of businesses reported to ICO since GDPR came into effect

Since GDPR came into effect in May 2018, almost half of UK businesses (43 percent) have been reported to the Information Commissioner’s Office over a breach, either actual or potential. This is according to a new report from encrypted storage company, Apricorn, which polled 100 UK IT decision-makers from large enterprises. The company found that a third of the companies …

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The ICO dished out tens of millions in fines last year

The UK data protection watchdog issued dozens of fines last year to companies in breach of Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR) and the Data Protection Act (DPA). According to a report from the Parliament Street think tank, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) fined 17 companies a total of $58.8 million last year. The bulk of this sum ($27.7m) came …

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ICO warns SolarWinds victims they must report any related breaches

The UK data privacy watchdog, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), is warning businesses that were potentially breached through a compromised SolarWinds Orion patch that they are obliged to report the incident within three days of its discovery. In a statement published on the ICO website, the regulator stated that all businesses that used the compromised version of the Orion IT …

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Ticketmaster UK fined by ICO following hack

Ticket sales and distribution company Ticketmaster has been fined by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for a breach that took place over the course of a few month in 2018. According to a release from the ICO, the company will need to pay approximately $1.65 million for failing to properly safeguard its clients’ data. The communications watchdog says Ticketmaster …

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