37 million records lost in the UK in 2007

A record 37 million items of personal data went missing last year, new research reveals.

Most of the data was lost by government officials but councils, NHS trusts, banks, insurance companies and chain stores also mislaid or published personal information about staff or members of the public.

Full article on the Daily Telegraph

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One Response to “37 million records lost in the UK in 2007”

  1. MoD: Data Loss « Data - Where is it? Says:

    […] data loss followed on from numerous other instances of data loss, including the NHS data loss and the now infamous case of the HMRC losing […]


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