Over a third of data breach notifications to ICO reported late, no penalty

01/12/2022 | Mischon de Reya

The latest Data Security Incident Trends report from the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) reveals 37% of the 32,541 personal data breaches (PDBs) reported to the ICO since 2019 have fallen outside of the legal 72-hour notification timeframe under Article 33 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In his assessment, Senior Specialist Data Protection Jon Baines at Mischon de Reya notes that not one single monetary penalty has been issued over the delays. 

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