Surrey County Council pays out £120k for data breaching emails

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Surrey County Council pays out £120k for data breaching emailsEver wish you could climb in your computer and retrieve a mistakenly sent email? Surrey Country Council probably has. The council has been fined £120k by the Information Commissioner’s Office for breaking the Data Protection Act. Information Commissioner Christopher Graham said the council had paid the price for failing to handle sensitive data appropriately or to have security measures in place after unencrypted, personal data was sent to random email addresses by mistake on three different occasions.

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