• £60,000 fine notice for not performing regular penetration test.

    A recent fine by Information Commissioner’s Office emphasises regular penetration testing by business of all sizes to protect customer data. An SME was fined £60,000 after personal data relating to over 26,000 customers was compromised by a cyber-attack in 2014. The ICO found that the organisation in question failure to identify weaknesses across its infrastructure […]

  • Myth: GDPR is an unnecessary burden on organisations?

    Read the latest from the Deputy Commissioner of Policy at ICO on the GDPR sapna security recommends that all businesses start looking at GDPR now rather than the last min. Contact us on 01737 887808 or info@sapnasecurity.com if you need help.

  • £80,000 fine issued for misusing newsletters

    Price comparison website Moneysupermarket has been fined £80,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for sending millions of emails to customers who had made it clear they didn’t want to be contacted in that way. Read the news article Some guidelines for your bulk email are 1. Frequent list management Monitor bounces etc, ensure your […]