Former hospital worker prosecuted for inappropriately accessing patient records 0

A former employee of a Milton Keynes hospital trust has been prosecuted for accessing patient records without authorisation. Michelle Harrison, of Milton Keynes, inappropriately accessed the records of 12 patients

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Thought of the Day: Google and the right to be forgotten 0

In a recent landmark case, it was decided that Google must remove search results about a businessman’s criminal conviction. This could have wide-ranging repercussions. A similar claim by a different

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West Yorkshire firms fined for nuisance calls to TPS subscribers 0

Two firms in West Yorkshire have been fined by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for calling people registered with the Telephone Preference Service (TPS). Bradford-based Energy Saving Centre Ltd, which

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IAPP Europe Data Protection Intensive 2018 0

Elizabeth Denham’s keynote speech at the IAPP Europe Data Protection Intensive 2018, London, 18 April 2018 Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham talks to the IAPP about how the ICO is preparing

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Kensington and Chelsea Council fined for identifying owners of unoccupied properties in FOI response 0

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea has been fined £120,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) after it unlawfully identified 943 people who owned vacant properties in the borough.

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April e-newsletter out now 0

Welcome from the Information Commissioner It was so good to see around 800 of you at our conference this week, with many more joining in through our live stream. It’s

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Thought of the Day: The end of online passwords? 0

WebAuthn, short for Web Authentication, is a new web standard that is expected to end the use of passwords. Instead of having to remember lengthy and complex passwords, users will

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Building the cyber security community 0

Elizabeth Denham’s speech at the National Cyber Security Centre’s CYBERUK 2018 event, Manchester Central, 12 April 2018. Introduction If I seem a little comfortable in this spot, it’s perhaps because

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Data Protection Practitioner’s Conference 2018 0

Elizabeth Denham’s speech at the Data Protection Practitioners’ Conference on 9 April 2018. Good morning to you all – eight hundred here in the room and thousands more watching our

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ICO welcomes data protection practitioners to 11th annual conference as privacy dominates global news agenda 0

The Information Commissioner says recent events have demonstrated that data protection and privacy are now more important to the UK public than ever before. Elizabeth Denham was speaking ahead of

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