ICO announces intention to fine PSNI £750,000 for data breach

23/05/2024 | ICO

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has announced its intention to fine the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) £750,000 for failing to protect the personal information of its entire workforce after the personal details of 9,483 current PSNI officers and civilian staff members were mistakenly published online in a data breach last August

Information Commissioner John Edwards used his discretion to reduce the size of the monetary penalty awarded from £5.6 million in accordance with the public sector approach to enforcement

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Northern Ireland Police Service, PSNI

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