Personal Authority: twenty data breaches reported in first week




The Authority Personal Data in the first week of this year, in his own words twenty reports of data breaches ingested. That is less than was initially expected. Organizations reporting since January 1 mandatory data breach to the supervisory authority.

personal authority Late last year voiced chairman Jacob Kohnstamm still concern about a shortage of staff. The current notification indicates that the regulator is not, as feared, been inundated by reports of data breaches. A spokesman late Tweakers know that this does not mean that concerns about deficiencies in the Personal Authority have been removed. Because of the wide range of tasks, there is still more staff.

Companies since January 1st required to report a data breach to the supervisory authority. If they do not, it can be fined up to € 820,000 in some cases. The spokesman could not provide information on the nature of the reports that have arrived so far.

The Authority Personal Data presented recently its new logo, which is displayed above. It is part of the new identity of the supervisor before 1 January still ‘Protection Board’ was called, along with new tasks and responsibilities.

Nearly half of Dutch consumers trust the way companies interact with their personal data is not, as shown in a recent survey. The question is what impact will have the duty to report and a supervisor with more authority on this.


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