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At KP Law, our expert data breach lawyers keep you up-to-date and informed with all the latest data breach and cybercrime news.

Data Breach Year-in-Review 2023 

In 2023, we’ve seen a tumultuous landscape of cybersecurity breaches. As well as launching several group actions to help victims of data protection violations, find out what else we’ve been up to in our Data Breach Year-in-Review.

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We remove the jargon from data privacy claims to ensure you are always fully informed.

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See our answers to the FAQs we get asked about making a data breach claim with our expert data protection lawyers.
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Jargon Buster

Our handy data breach jargon buster explains some of the key legal phrases and terminology you might come across when making a claim.

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The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO)

If you are concerned about the way an organisation has handled your personal information, you should make a complaint to the ICO.

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Victims of online offences such as scams and financial/identity fraud should contact Action Fraud to report their loss.

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Data Breach Year in Review 2023

In 2023, we continued to witness a tumultuous landscape of cybersecurity breaches, with many high-profile organisations affected, including Arnold Clark, Capita, Cambian, Parasol, The Metropolitan Police, and more. With a growing prevalence of ransom demands by hackers, and threats to release sensitive personal data onto the dark web, millions of individuals are at risk. A true data protection champion, we acted promptly and proactively to address the aftermath and implications of these breaches, offering legal counsel and support to affected parties where appropriate, and emphasising the critical need for immediate protection.

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Data Breach Year in Review 2022

As the pace of technological advancement continued, our data was used and shared with ever more organisations. As such, the risk of data breaches increased, especially as too many organisations failed to take data protection seriously. Holding those who failed to meet their regulatory requirements to account, we pursued several group actions. And, in 2022, we were delighted to settle our Ticketmaster group action claim.

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Data Breach Year in Review 2021

As we continued to deal with the ongoing Covid pandemic, 2021 was another noteworthy year for data protection. The challenges of keeping personal information safe – especially with a sizeable at-home workforce – continued. However, despite having months to step up to the challenge, too many organisations failed to put the necessary data protection processes and training in place. Worryingly, most UK businesses and individuals experienced at least one data breach during the pandemic.

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Data Breach Year in Review 2020

In 2020, as the world struggled to overcome the challenges brought about by the coronavirus pandemic, data protection issues were thrust into the spotlight as the challenges of an at-home workforce and the need for remote technology and health-focused apps became apparent.

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