UK Data Breaches: ICO Reviewing Impact Of Monetary Penalties, Threatens "Contempt Of Court" Charges.

The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is investigating the effects of monetary penalties on organizations that breach the Data Protection Act (DPA).  With the ability to fine up to £500,000, the monetary penalty is a formidable way DPA enforcement tool: not only does the fear of a large fine prompt action, it spreads the news […] read more