A4e Ltd

Breach details

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.

Regulatory action

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.