Data protection fine for UK housing developer

A UK housing developer has been issued with a financial penalty for failing to respond adequately to a Subject Access Request (SAR).  The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) released a statement recently, in which financial penalties of nearly £1,500 were broken down following Magnacrest’s inadequate compliance with data protection standards a number of years ago. The […]

Care workers’ data protection to strengthen through online security toolkit

Healthcare workers in England will have to successfully complete the entry level stage of the online Data Security and Protection Toolkit (DSPT) before they can have access to NHSMail, reports reveal. A web-based self-assessment platform that teaches data security practice, the DPST is one more measure being taken by organisations as they bid to galvanise […]