European Data Protection Digest

ICO Prepares Guidance on Data Breach Avoidance

DATA PROTECTION—UK

July 18, 2013

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is in the process of drafting new guidance for organisations when it comes to IT security, Out-Law.com reports. The new guidance wouldn’t create specific guidelines but would help explain what organisations that have experienced a data breach should have done differently. “Once published, we hope this document will provide some useful learning to all organisations, irrespective of the specific security setup they operate,” an ICO spokesperson said.
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