Abuse inquiry fined £200,000 for email data breach

Abuse inquiry fined £200,000 for email data breach
 

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse has been fined £200,000 after sending a mass email that identified possible abuse victims, the Information Commissioner's Office says.
An inquiry staff member emailed 90 people using the "to" field instead of the "bcc" field - allowing recipients to see each other's addresses, it said.
The ICO said the incident last year was a breach of the Data Protection Act.
The inquiry said it had apologised and reviewed its data-handling.
Twenty-two complaints were received about the breach and one person told the ICO he was "very... read more

 
18 July 2018 in Science &Technology, Views: 39
Source: BBC
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