Posts Tagged ‘Computer Misuse Act’

Rogue employee receives 6 month sentence in ICO Computer Misuse Act prosecution

A motor trade employee has received a six month prison sentence for accessing customer information and then sharing with claims management ¬†companies. This is the first ICO prosecution which under the Computer Misuse Act 1990 which carries a potential prison sentence rather than the Data Protection Acts of 1998 and 2018. The rogue employee accessed…

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