Whistleblower numbers shoot up in GDPR era

July 16, 2019

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The number of informants lifting the lid on data protection-related scandals has skyrocketed over the last 12 months, RPC has concluded. Research conducted by the City law firm found a 175% rise in instances of whistleblowing in the year to May 2019, with figures going from 138 to 379 over the studied time-frame. The company believes that the arrival of the GDPR on May 25th 2018 has awoken a new data privacy and security conscious in global citizens, with the number of data breach notifications to the Information Commissioner’s Office going up in kind. To read more: Click here

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