Monthly Archives: November 2011

Is The Information Commissioner About Investigate His Own Office Or Is It Something Murkier?

Police in Liverpool, in an early morning raid on a house in Cheshire, seized a memory stick from a retired former police officer who used to work for the Information Commissioner’s Office. Whilst at the ICO he was responsible for … Continue reading

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The Legal Profession and Data Protection – Is It Ignorance Or Pure Arrogance?

Once again we hear of another legal eagle being hit by the Information Commissioner for not holding personal information securely. Yet when I contact the local solicitors to try and discuss their data security all I get is silence, is … Continue reading

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Is My Password A Good Password?

This is something I have been asked about many times over the years and basically the password is a secure as you make it. We all have our own idiosyncrasies for the way we ‘design’ our passwords, myself included, but … Continue reading

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Is Vince Cable Really Guilty Of A DP Breach? What About The Blagger?

Interesting question I think as what actually happened? It appears some of his constituency staff decided to be ‘green’ and put out old paperwork for recycling. Unfortunately this included information about his constituents which, quite rightly, they are up in arms … Continue reading

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