Police service faces £750k fine for data breach

ICO reduces PSNI fine from £5.6 million

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PSNI faces £750k fine for major data breach exposing staff information
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PSNI faces £750k fine for major data breach exposing staff information

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) is facing a £750,000 fine after a significant data breach last year exposed the identities of all 9,483 serving officers and staff.

The incident, described as a "perfect storm of risk and harm" by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), marks the worst security breach in UK police history. "Throughout our investigation,...

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