Here’s another UK Government data breach. At least we see that UK.gov recognises the obligation of exposure; but are we supposed to believe that breaches are not happening at the same rate in private sector? I think not. My experience is that many aspects of the private sector are even more culturally flawed around personal […]
According to this article by Matt Flynn.
Another 80,000 records gone.
Here a nice link for posterity. I wonder who will be first in 2008? It won’t be too long before we find out I suspect.
I would not even attempt to keep up with the wonderful job the Open Rights Group is doing of providing running commentary on Discgate. But I would like to compare and contrast the 3 main privacy ‘scandals’ of the last few weeks in order to show the need to manage the problem at both overall […]
This appalling loss of 25 million personal data records by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs has to become the tipping point for a marked increase in respect for personal data across all of UK government and beyond. And this on the back of last weeks revelation that the Foreign and Commonwealth office had breached the […]
Contrary to House of Lords recommendations, the UK Government are refusing to introduce data breach notification laws. According to a House of Lords spokesman, Lord Errol, the UK government ‘does not get the threat to the internet posed by cybercrime’. ‘The powers would apply to government as well as the private sector. We think that’s […]