|What||Loss of sensitive personal information.|
|How much||24,000 records.|
|When||18/19 June 210|
|Why||Theft of an unencrypted laptop from staff member’s home.|
|Regulator||ICO||Action||Monetary penalty of £ 60,000|
|When||22 November 2010|
Why the regulator acted
|Breach of act||Theft of an unencrypted laptop.
Inappropriate organisational and technical measures..
|Known or should have known||Data controller was aware of the possible consequences of laptops being stolen and had commenced a laptop encryption program.|
|Likely to cause damage or distress||Financial and personal information of clients.|
|View PDF of the A4e Ltd Monetary Penalty Notice (Breach Watch Archive)|
|View PDF of the A4e Ltd Monetary Penalty Notice (Via ICO Website)|