The Pensions Management Institute (PMI) has reported itself to the Information Commissioner’s Office following a cyber-attack which resulted in hackers gaining access to the names and email addresses of around 1,700 people.
Schemes and administrators have been urged to strengthen their cybercrime resilience after heightened criminal interest in the sector.
Trustees must have a "clear view" of the increasing number and sophistication of security risks, the Pensions Administration Standards Association (PASA) says as it launches guidance on cyber-security.
Schemes should have a response plan in place to deal with breaches of security following the launch of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), according to Trafalgar House.
The regulator has published a guidance paper on cyber security, advising trustees on how they should go about minimising risks faced by pension schemes. Victoria Ticha looks at the details