ICO statement in response to Facebook data breach announcement

1 Oct 2018 02:30 PM

ICO statement given recently (28 September 2018) in response to Facebook data breach announcement.

ICO Deputy Commissioner of operations, James Dipple-Johnstone, recently (28 September 2018) said:

“It’s always the company’s responsibility to identify when UK citizens have been affected as part of a data breach and take steps to reduce any harm to consumers.

"We will be making enquiries with Facebook and our overseas counterparts to establish the scale of the breach and if any UK citizens have been affected.”