Data breach whistleblower reports to ICO jump 175% in the year since GDPR

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The number of whistleblower reports to the ICO over data breaches has jumped 175% in the year since the introduction of GDPR, from 138 in 2017/18 to 379 in 2018/19*, says City-headquartered law firm RPC. RPC says that the introduction of GDPR in May 2018 has made people significantly more vigilant and aware about the handling of personal data, and more likely to report potential data breaches. Read full story. 

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