UK Cops Responsible for 2000+ Data Breaches in Four Years

Over the past four years UK police have suffered over 2300 data breaches as a result of insiders abusing their position, according to a new report from Big Brother Watch.

By Phil Muncaster

The rights group sent a Freedom of Information request to all forces in the UK back in January requesting information on breaches and received a 95% response rate.

It found a total of 2315 recorded incidents of data breaches between June 2011 and December 2015, either by police or civilian staff.

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