Average fine in UK for data breaches doubles to £146,000 in just a year

The average value of fines issued by the UK’s data protection authority doubled over the last year to reach £146,000. The total value of penalties imposed by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) rose to just under £5 million in the 12 months to the 30th of September 2018, up 24% from £4 million the year before.

Source: Average fine for data breaches doubles to £146,000 in just a year

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