Equifax fined by ICO over data breach that hit Britons

Credit rating agency Equifax is to be fined £500,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) after it failed to protect the personal data of 15 million Britons.

A 2017 cyber-attack exposed information belonging to 146 million people around the world, most of them in the US.

The compromised systems were also US-based.

 

Falanx Group Limited (LON:FLX), is a global intelligence and cyber defence provider working with blue chip and government clients. It operates the MidGARD cyber monitoring platform for corporate and governmental customers which utilises a combination of proprietary and third-party processes and technologies.

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