Most attention on cyber security focuses ransomware, high profile hacks, email leaks and the like. However the following excellent blog piece from the BCS Internet Security Group reminds us that businesses also need to pay attention to their intentional release of data as that is equally covered by the Data Protection Act 1998 (and soon to be General Data Protection Regulation).

 

And the full notice from Elizabeth Denham, Information Commissioner.

Just because you put a tick box on your sign-up to say that you are passing peoples’ data on to third parties doesn’t mean it is lawful…

by Mr T on Feb 15, 2017 at 4:50 PM

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