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BA’s long-awaited UK data-breach fine puts spotlight on security of remote-access networks

Published on: 19 October 2020
Published by: MLex
  • BA’s long-awaited UK data-breach fine puts spotlight on security of remote-access networks
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Revised fine
  • Implications for Marriott International

Article summary

MLex: British Airways (BA) has been fined £20m by the UK’s data watchdog for violating data protection law in a major 2018 data breach—an almost 90% reduction in the fine originally proposed. The decision laid bare the regulatory risks presented to companies by vulnerabilities in remote access to their IT systems. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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