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One year ago, the first incidents to result in a fine from the ICO for lax data security took place, with both public and private sector organisations hit

London, UK – 2 June 2011 – Conseal Security, the provider of solutions to secure data on the move, today highlighted the first anniversary of the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) using its fining powers to punish a data protection breach, calling for companies to learn from the experiences of the first organisations to be fined.

In June 2010, Hertfordshire County Council committed the first of two serious breaches of the Data Protection Act, and was subsequently fined by the ICO. In the first incident, a council...

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