Home Office personal data incidents double in 2021/22 annual report

19/07/2022 | UK Government

The Home Office has published its Annual Report and Accounts 2021-22. Page 84 of the report contains details of its Personal Data Related Incidents. In total, the Home Office recorded 9,205 security incidents (compared with 4972 in 20-21), of which 13 were reported to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO). During the period, the Home Office had 348 incidents involving the loss of inadequately protected electronic devices or paper documents from inside secured government premises (down from 1,085), with 5959 incidents from outside secured government premises (up from 1150). There were no incidents of insecure disposal of inadequately protected electronic devices or paper documents (compared with 157), 1086 unauthorised disclosures (2229), and 1059 other incidents (compared with 351). 

Read Full Story
Fraud, data breach victims

What is this page?

You are reading a summary article on the Privacy Newsfeed, a free resource for DPOs and other professionals with privacy or data protection responsibilities helping them stay informed of industry news all in one place. The information here is a brief snippet relating to a single piece of original content or several articles about a common topic or thread. The main contributor is listed in the top left-hand corner, just beneath the article title.

The Privacy Newsfeed monitors over 300 global publications, of which more than 2,500 summary articles have been posted to the online archive dating back to the beginning of 2020. A weekly roundup is available by email every Friday.

COVID-19: FLEXIBLE, LIVE ONLINE BCS & IAPP TRAINING NOW AVAILABLE - PLEASE CONTACT FOR DETAILS