UK council security practices slammed after suffering 50 data breaches in four months

Gateshead Council has reportedly recorded more than 50 data breaches so far this year, mostly due to ‘human error’.

According to documents seen by ChronicleLive, they include using incorrect email addresses, attaching the wrong documents, and sending letters to the wrong addresses. Personal and medical data was uploaded online, and data sent to the wrong recipients.


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