Freedom of Information Request

Council data breaches since 2020

Received: 29 February 2024

Under the Freedom of Information Act, I would like to request the following information.- The number of data breaches your council has been victim to in the 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023 calendar years.- How many people were affected by each data breach.- What type of data breach each one was.A data breach is when sensitive, protected or confidential data is copied, transmitted, viewed, stolen, altered or used by an individual who is unauthorised to do so. It includes:- Malware attack- Phishing attack- Brute force attack- SQL injection attack- Business Email Compromise (BEC)- Stolen informationIf you require any further clarification or have any questions, please let me know.

Outcome / Documents

  • Data Breaches for 2020-2023 - application/pdf - Download
  • Response (all information to be supplied) - application/pdf - Download