Pointer: Information Commissioner to issue fines – Finally!
Over on Cervello Consultants, Lindsay comments on an issue I raised earlier today blog post about fines for data breaches. Lindsay writes, in part:
Do I think that the time has come for these floggings to take place in public? I’m afraid to say in my opinion it is.[…]
Fines and public humiliation are going to be the only ways that management are going to take this area seriously – and that’s before the lawyers come at them for being legally culpable of not protecting the source of their clients data.
Let’s hope it leads to more proactive data protection strategies. That will be the ultimate “win” for the Information Commissioner.
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