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The Week in Cyber Security and Data Privacy: 5 – 11 February 2024

IT Governance

Data breached: >33,000,000 people’s data. Thailand’s Department of Older Persons breached, exposing almost 20 millio n personal data records The Department of Older Persons, part of Thailand’s Ministry of Social Development and Human Security, suffered a data breach in which 19,718,687 rows or personal data was exposed.

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6,009,014 MovieBoxPro Accounts Breached in Another Data Scraping Incident

IT Governance

A further 381,000 New York City public school students affected by 2022 data breach In January 2022 , personal data from around 820,000 New York City public school students, both current and former, was breached. Data breached: 1,201,000 people’s data. Organisation(s) Sector Location Data breached?

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The Week in Cyber Security and Data Privacy: 12 – 18 February 2024

IT Governance

In January 2024, it identified more potential victims, and has now written to inform them that their personal data may have been compromised in the incident. Data breached: 2,632,275 people’s data. 204 of them are known to have had data exfiltrated, exposed or otherwise breached.

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The Week in Cyber Security and Data Privacy: 1 – 7 January 2024

IT Governance

Source (New) Software Luxembourg Yes 3,600,000 National Automobile Dealers Association Source (New) Retail USA Yes 1,065,000 Consórcio Canopus Source (New) Professional services Brazil Yes 1,400,000 The Teaching Company (Wondrium by The Great Courses) Source (New) Education USA Yes 1.3 TB Gräbener Maschinentechnik GmbH & Co.

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Businesses to Assist NHS Test and Trace Efforts

Hunton Privacy

Establishments and companies in the UK will therefore be responsible for the additional collection and potential sharing of customers’ personal data. Any entity engaging in this kind of data collection will need to comply with the requirements of data protection law.

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The Week in Cyber Security and Data Privacy: 20 – 26 November 2023

IT Governance

9 million records breached through decade-long data leak A former temporary employee of a subsidiary of NTT West (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone West Corp) illegally accessed about 9 million personal data records over the course of a decade (2013 to 2023). Breached records: more than 56 million.

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62% of organisations unaware of the GDPR

IT Governance

The finance and insurance (79%), information or communications (67%) and education (52%) sectors have the highest awareness of the GDPR. Construction (25%) and the production and manufacturing (27%) sectors are among the least aware of the GDPR. Preparing for the GDPR.

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