UK: School takes steps to prevent further data breach following loss of memory stick

For those keeping track: this doesn’t count as the first breach of the new year… it’s a leftover from last year.

Mike Laycock reports:

A top York public school says it is taking steps to prevent another loss of important data, following an incident in which a memory stick was apparently mislaid on public transport.

St Peter’s School says it is acting on a series of recommendations from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), including mandatory training for employees in data protection.


The Press exclusively reported in October how a memory stick, which was not protected by a password and contained a number of documents “relating to the governance of the school”, had been lost.

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