The GDPR has arrived…

The General Data Protection Regulation has finally arrived and everyone looks to have survived the influx of privacy notices in their in-boxes!  That said organisations cannot sit back and relax too much.  Compliance with the GDPR is an on-going legal obligation and the threat to your organisation is not just the Information Commissioner’s Office!  You[…]

ICO fines organisation for abandoned medical records

  London’s Bayswater Medical Centre (BMC) has been fined £35,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office after it left highly sensitive medical information in an empty building.  The personal data, including medical information, prescription and patient-identifying records was left unsecured in the building for more than 18 months.  The ICO found that the severity of the[…]