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Writen by Zlatko Delev

Posted on: April 20, 2021

Biggest fines in 2020/2021

According to research from DLA Piper, between January 26, 2020, and January 27, 2021:

GDPR fines rose by nearly 40%

Penalties under the GDPR totaled €158.5 million ($191.5 million)

Data protection authorities recorded 121,165 data breach notifications (19% more than the previous 12-month period)

The UK’s Data Protection Authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), recently published data covering July 1, 2020, to October 31, 2020. The ICO’s data shows:

-The ICO received 2,594 data breach notifications.

-The most common cybersecurity incident was phishing.

-As usual, the most common cause of data breaches was misdirected email.

-€150,000 GDPR FINE FOR WRONGLY USING “CONSENT” AS A BASIS FOR PROCESSING PERSONAL DATA OF STAFF

Biggest fines from 2020/2021

1.Google – €50 million ($56.6 million)

2. H&M — €35 million

3. TIM – €27.8 million ($31.5 million)

4. British Airways – €22 million ($26 million)

5. Marriott – €20.4 million ($23.8 million)

In the article tomorrow, find out how to avoid this fines, that could be a huge problem for your company.

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