We focus on the latest news surrounding data breaches, leaks and hacks plus daily internet security articles.
There is a suggestion that councils and local authority agencies are concentrating too heavily on data collection as opposed to data security. We know councils need a lot of private and sensitive information for a number of legitimate reasons, so why aren’t they protecting it properly?
Recent studies have exposed startling statistics: from one in four councils suffering security breaches in the last five years, to more than 75% of councils failing to provide mandatory data protection training.
Councils are collecting the data, so why aren’t they securing it?
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