Data Breach Reporting guide

With an increasing number of personal data breaches occurring, whether the result of phishing and ransomware attacks, lapses in data security or human error, it is now more important than ever that we do the right things if we suspect we may have fallen victim.

When advising clients, I regularly take them through the ICO’s own Data Breach Reporting self-assessment tool available at It is anonymous and quick to use, and will help you to do the right things quickly.

And if you are not confident that you are doing all you can to prevent a personal data breach, or you would like more information, you can contact us in the normal ways, use the contact form at or book a free 20-minute insight call at