News stories tagged with audits

New Zealand: Accident Compensation Corporation to be audited every two years

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23/08/2012 by:

An independent review into to the privacy breach by the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) says that while the breach was a result of a genuine error, it happened due to systematic weaknesses within ACC’s culture, systems and processes. A...

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Ireland's DPA satisfied with Facebook Ireland implementation of best practice recommendations

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21/09/2012 by:

Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner, Billy Hawkes, says that he is satisfied with the great majority of steps that Facebook Ireland (FB-I) has taken to follow his best practice recommendations.  The DPA’s report on its re-audit of Facebook,...

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The CNIL plans to conduct 400 inspections this year in France

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22/03/2013 by:

France’s Data Protection Authority, the CNIL, announced on 19 March that it aims to conduct some 400 inspections in 2013, reports law firm, Bird & Bird, Paris. A third of them will result from complaints received. CCTV will feature heavily as a...

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Government proposes compulsory DP audits for NHS

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11/04/2013 by:

Following several high profile data security breaches within the National Health Service (NHS), and numerous complaints to the Information Commissioner (ICO), the government proposes that NHS organisations should be made subject to compulsory data...

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Italy to increase inspections this year

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28/02/2014 by:

In 2014, the Garante’s investigations will concentrate on especially on overseas call centres and mobile payment systems, Italy’s Data Protection Authority has announced. The inspection plan for the first six months of 2014 is to focus on the area...

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ICO receives powers to audit NHS

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02/02/2015 by:

After years of lobbying, the ICO has been given the power to conduct mandatory audits on the National Health Service. The move is a direct result of serious non-compliance in this sector - the ICO has issued fines totalling £1.3m to NHS...

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France’s DPA says audits are a higher priority

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05/06/2015 by:

France’s Data Protection Authority, the CNIL, said at the end of May that it intends to conduct 550 inspections in 2015. Of these, some 350 will be on-site or off-site inspections and the rest will be conducted online. The CNIL says that it will...

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Lessons to be learned at Cambridgeshire County Council

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24/08/2016 by:

The ICO, after its consensual audit at Cambridgeshire Country Council, expects that the council will improve its performance on responding to Subject Access Requests (SARs). At the moment, only 57% of requests receive a response within the statuto...

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