Data Protection News Roundup – 9th March 2021

The Data Guardians’ Managing Director and lead consultant Matthew Lamb is a Certified Data Protection Officer and Cyber Risk Management Practitioner. Get in touch with us to ask about how we can help you with your GDPR and Data Protection Act compliance as well as addressing your Cyber Security issues.


Data Breaches

British Airways has warned that some of its executive club members’ information may have been put at risk after a cyber hack on its IT system operator SITA. Read more here.

Hackers have obtained sensitive documents relating to British aid projects, including details related to projects funded by a secretive national security fund. The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office and experts from the National Cyber Security Centre are investigating how a “third party” came to obtain the data. Read more here.

15 schools in the United Kingdom have been unable to provide online learning due to a cyberattack. According to Nova Education Trust, a threat actor was able to access the trust’s central network infrastructure and while an investigation took place, all existing phone, email, and website communication had to be pulled. Read more here.


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