Pensions regulator warns schemes following Capita data breach

04/05/2023 | Financial Times

The UK Pensions Regulator has written to more than 300 hundred pensions providers that have contracted Capita to facilitate their payments systems, asking them to check whether they have experienced a data breach connected to the cyberattack on the outsourcer.  

The letter asked trustees to establish if their data could have been involved in the incident and reminded schemes of their data breach reporting responsibilities. In a statement, the regulator said, "We take IT security and the risk of cyber attacks extremely seriously."

Also reported in The Times (£)

UPDATE: 040523 - the Financial Times (£) reports Capita has warned some of its pensions clients' data may have been exfiltrated during its recent cyber attack.

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