Victims’ documents found in auctioned filing cabinet

Victims’ documents found in auctioned filing cabinet
The Department of Justice in Northern Ireland has been fined almost £150,000 for a serious breach of the Data Protection Act after confidential documents were found inside a filing cabinet sold in an auction. … The ICO said that while there was an expectation within the agency that personal data would be handled securely, its investigation found limited instructions to staff on what that meant in practice, despite the highly sensitive information the office held.

Author: Terry Madeley

I work with student data and enjoy reading about art and design, data, education and technology.

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