Data security incidents reported to Data Protection and Information Assets team: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

FOI reference: FOI/18/02715  
Date received: 27 September 2018  
Date responded: 25 October 2018
Information requested

Further details of the 18 data security incidents internally reported to the SG Data Protection and Information Assets team in 2017-18, mentioned on p.29 of the Consolidated Accounts:  

Further details of the 4 data security incidents which four were reported to the Information Commissioner’s Office. 

Information for both of the above requests should include the nature of the incident, the severity, the number of people affected, and as much detail on what happened as possible.



Please see appendix i.


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foi-18-02715 appendix i


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Central Enquiry Unit 
Phone: 0300 244 4000 

The Scottish Government 
St Andrew's House 
Regent Road 

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