October 2012

The Information Commissioner’s Office highlights the need for the encryption of sensitive data
26 October 2012 The definite need to encrypt sensitive data has been highlighted once again.  The ICO have reminded organisations that it is essential to encrypt personal information which is [...]
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Greater Manchester Police Force fined by the ICO for data breach
17 October 2012 The ICO imposed a monetary penalty of £150000 after an investigation into a data breach at Greater Manchester Police Force.  The Force paid the discounted sum of [...]
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Email Encryption-government face challenges around securing emails
The days of leaking information through physical means is long over; email is by far the top source of government data leaks at present. This was realised through a recent [...]
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Businesses remain responsible for data even when using cloud computing
4 Oct 2012 The ICO have confirmed that businesses will remain responsible for data that is stored by cloud network providers. The businesses will be accountable for the safety of [...]
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