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Notable Cyber Security Fines

November 25, 2015

The amount of UK businesses falling victim to cyber attacks has steadily grown over the past several years. Cyber attacks do not discriminate—businesses big and small, urban and rural, and across all industries have been targeted.

It is dangerous to believe that cyber attacks can only happen to other businesses or that the fines will be miniscule. Cyber attacks threaten the survival of every business, and the fines can be ruinous. As a business owner or manager, you need to be aware of the risks associated with cyber attacks and the strategies for bolstering cyber security.

Learn from the mistakes in the following Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) prosecutions to ensure that your business does not suffer the same consequences.

Notable Cyber Security Fines

Charity Fined for Cyber Security Ignorance

 

Broker Fined After Cyber Criminals Raid Records

 

Council Penalised for Releasing Sensitive Details

 

Company Fined After Sensitive Hard Drive Stolen

 

Council Fined for Lax Laptop Security

 

Travel Company Fined for Cyber Negligence

 

Council Fined After Leaving Memory Stick Unattended

 

Council Fined After Publishing Sensitive Information

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