Almost half of businesses reported to ICO since GDPR came into effect

By Sead Fadilpašić

In many cases, businesses report themselves.

Since GDPR came into effect in May 2018, almost half of UK businesses (43 percent) have been reported to the Information Commissioner’s Office over a breach, either actual or potential.

This is according to a new report from encrypted storage company, Apricorn, which polled 100 UK IT decision-makers from large enterprises. The company found that a third of the companies notified the ICO themselves, while a tenth were reported by somebody else. A further 9 percent of the respondents said they (read full article)