Employer liable for disgruntled employee’s deliberate data breach

WM Morrisons Supermarket plc have been held liable to 5,518 of their employees for a deliberate data breach by a rogue employee, Andrew Skelton. Skelton had been employed by Morrisons as a senior IT auditor. In the course of his duties he was required to collate employee data for Morrisons’ external auditors.

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