PCT Loses CD with Personal Data on 1.6 Million People

The Information Commissioner published a report last week into an incident that occurred in March this year, when a CD containing personal data on 1.6 million people was lost during an office move at Eastern and Coastal Kent Primary Care Trust (PCT).  Clearly people will be concerned that data losses such as this are still occurring […]

Microsoft Outage – Another Blow to Cloud Computing

In the early hours of Friday morning, millions of users were unable to access Microsoft on-line services because of  a major service failure.  Perhaps the most serious issue was the loss of Office 365 – Microsoft’s cloud-based applications suite.  Following the previous disruptions at Amazon and Google, the incident is causing people to question whether […]