Out-Law.com reports that while Upper Tribunal Judge Nicholas Wikeley has ruled “it would be wrong for immunity from fines to automatically follow an act of self-reporting,” data protection law expert Kathryn Winn points out, "Organisations should not be discouraged from self-reporting data breaches to the ICO as a result of this ruling." Pinsent Masons’ Wynn explains, “The ICO has often considered self-reporting as a mitigating factor when determining the level of monetary penalty notices they issue and certainly take a stronger stance on enforcement where they first hear about data breaches through press reports or via complaints.”
Full Story


If you want to comment on this post, you need to login.