Northern Ireland police data breach is second in weeks, force reveals

On Wednesday, PSNI revealed an earlier data breach: a police-issue laptop, documents and a spreadsheet identifying more than 200 staffers were stolen from a private vehicle in Newtownabbey, near Belfast, on July 6th.

“We have contacted the officers and staff concerned to make them aware of the incident and an initial notification has been made to the office of the information commissioner regarding the data breach,” he said. The statement did not specify when employees were notified.

Read more…
Source: Irish Times