European Union Data Protection Regulation Update:  This month the key development at EU level was the entry into force of a new Regulation which tightens the deadline on data breach notifications in relation to providers of public electronic communication services, which is separate to the ongoing reform of the data protection framework.

Data Breaches:  The UK Information Commissioner’s Office has issued a summary of data incidents which occurred between 1st April 2013 and 30 June 2013 with a view to identifying ongoing trends.  The statistics show that the vast majority of incidents were a result of personal information being disclosed in error and the sectors mostly affected were the health sector and local government.

To read Mike Bradford’s August Update please click on this link: Aug-13-2013 newsletter

Source:  Regulatory Strategies www.regulatorystrategies.co.uk

mike.bradford@regulatorystrategies.co.uk 
Mike BradfordMike Bradford is BIIA’s Expert on Privacy and Data Protection. He can be reached at:mike.bradford@regulatorystrategies.co.uk