Revealed: FCA admits to three data breaches last year

Data was accidentally made available to unauthorised persons but context of breaches unclear

Sophie King
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Regulator admitted to three breaches in 2020.
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Regulator admitted to three breaches in 2020.

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has admitted that there were three cases of data breaches in 2020 in response to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request.

The regulator disclosed to Professional Pensions' sister title, Professional Adviser, that there were three separate incidences where data was accidentally made available to the public or people who should...

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