Data protection and personal devices

The Information Commissioner’s Office is warning organisations that they must make sure that their data protection policies reflect how the modern workforce are using personal devices for work. This follows Royal Veterinary College breaching the Data Protection Act when a member of staff lost their camera, which included a memory card containing the passport images of six job applicants.

See ICO news item which links through to guidance on ‘Bring your own device’ issues, produced earlier this year.