About Government Protective Markings:
Government protective markings or classification systems are designed to help determine, and indicate to others, the levels of protection required to prevent the compromise of valuable or sensitive information. The markings signal quickly and unambiguously, the value of data and the level of protection it requires.
Download this latest guide, which examines the UK classification policy and looks at how data classification and data loss prevention software can help secure sensitive data in the public sector.
Since 2010, the ICO has handed out 216 fines totalling £23.5m.
Of the 110 penalties for data breaches, the public sector is responsible for a total of 60.