Credit reference agency Equifax fined £500,000 by the ICO for security breach

Credit reference agency Equifax fined £500,000 by the ICO for security breach. The maximum allowed under the previous legislation (DPA1998/pre-GDPR). Background. Equifax Inc. is a global company with information on over 800 million data subjects around the world across more than 88 million businesses. Most people assume that Equifax is a recent company that found … Continue reading Credit reference agency Equifax fined £500,000 by the ICO for security breach