ICO fines Think W3 £150,000

On the 23rd July 2014, the ICO web site listed this monetary fine issued to travel company Think W3 who become the 33rd organisation to be fined since the ICO started to use its powers to fine organisations for contravening the DPA. What I find most interesting about this fine is, that in my mind it represents the first fine that is not just about omitting to do something simple like not disposing of equipment securely, or not encrypting a portable device. This fine is essentially for a number of failings related to the security of a web application and the infrastructure that it was using. The first item listed is that the website login page coding was not secure. This in itself is very si

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