Scout Association’s shelved database won’t be back until next year

Kat Hall reports:

The Scout Association has further delayed the date for restoring its troubled Compass database, which contains the details of 450,000 young people and volunteer adults.

The new live date has been tentatively set for January 2016, a year since it was originally taken down following revelations by The Register of serious concerns surrounding the security of the system.

Previously, the Association had committed to early autumn to get the system up and running again.

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