International airline fined £500,000 for failing to secure its customers’ personal data

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined Cathay Pacific Airways Limited £500,000 for failing to protect the security of its customers’ personal data.

Hong Kong privacy watchdog says Cathay Pacific Airlines did not follows data protection principles for passengers’ personal data

After a Data Breach occurred in March 2018, the commissioner for personal data, Stephen Kai-yi Wong, published a report who criticizes the airline for “lax” data governance, pointing at its failure to identify common vulnerabilities and put in place measures to plug them.

Hong Kong’s privacy watchdog launches formal investigation into massive Cathay Pacific data breach

Personal details of 9.4 million passengers had been illegally accessed by hackers in March

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