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Freedom of Information Request

Data security Breach

Received: 16 May 2022

Hi Barnet,
I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information:
- How many companies in your local authority have been found guilty of being in breach of data security regulations each year, over the last five years? Please provide this data for the period between 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2021, broken down year by year.
o Please can you provide a breakdown of these companies and identify:
 the number of employees in each business
 the turnover figures for each business, each year, over the last five years (1 January 2017 to 31 December 2021).

- For the companies that were reprimanded for a data breach within this time period, please provide a breakdown of the ways in which they were reprimanded and the decisions made at their court case.
o How many of these companies faced financial penalties? Please provide the financial breakdown of this.
o How many of these companies were found not guilty once the case went to court? Please share a list of these companies.

If this data is not available for the full time period specified (1 January 2017 - 31 December 2021), please share the most up-to-date information possible.
If you can identify any ways that my request could be refined, please provide further advice and assistance.

Outcome / Documents

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