The U.K. Information Commissioner's Office has announced a 500,000 GBP fine against Cathay Pacific Airways for lacking data security measures related to a data breach revealed in 2018. Due to the time frame of the breach, which involved 111,578 U.K. customers and 9.4 million worldwide, the ICO ran its investigation under the U.K. Data Protection Act 1998. "People rightly expect when they provide their personal details to a company, that those details will be kept secure to ensure they are protected from any potential harm or fraud. That simply was not the case here," ICO Director of Investigations Steve Eckersley said.
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