The Information Commissioner’s Office has released its annual report for 2017-8. GDPR is a major focus, as are record monetary penalties.
ICO issues Enforcement Notices, fine over nuisance phone calls
The Information Commissioner’s Office has taken enforcement action against two companies for nuisance phone calls, including a fine of £700,000.
HMRC accused of “shady scheme” over voice IDs for 5.1 million users
HMRC has been accused of “imposing biometric ID cards on the public by the back door”.
BT fined £77,000 by ICO
British Telecommunications has been fined £77,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office for sending nearly five million nuisance emails to customers.
Dixons Carphone announces breach involving 5.9M payment cards and 1.2M personal data records
Dixons Carphone has once again been the victim of a cyberattack, with the latest breach involving 5.9 million payment cards and 1.2 million personal data records.