UK: Dumfries and Galloway Council data breach actions accepted

An update from the BBC about a breach I hadn’t spotted before:

The Information Commissioner’s Office has said it is satisfied with Dumfries and Galloway Council’s actions in the wake of a data protection breach.

It followed the inadvertent release of personal information which was later posted on the internet.

It is understood that the data included redundancy payments to named local authority staff.

The ICO said that in light of remedial measures taken by the council, no further action was necessary.


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