DPC receives over 1,100 reports of data breaches since start of GDPR rules

Elaine Edwards reports:

More than 1,100 reports of data breaches involving people’s personal information have been received by the Data Protection Commission in the two months since a new EU legal regime came into force.

The 1,184 reports to the commission mean data breach reports are significantly up on the average of 230 reported each month in 2017.

However, the increase appears to be a reflection of more stringent reporting requirements under the EU General Data Protection Regulation, which came into force on May 25th.

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