Approximately two-thirds of London’s citizens faced the threat of a potential data breach due to security failings in the capital’s 33 local authorities, according to new research.

A freedom of information (FOI) request was issued by identity management firm Secure Cloudlink to the 32 London Boroughs and the City of London authority to ascertain how well they protect their data.

Reported by The Information Age. You can read the full story here. 

I am a journalist and author. I am a journalist at the UK edition of WIRED magazine. In 2015, my first book Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. My second book Reed Hastings: Building Netflix, was published in March 2020. I created FOI Directory in 2012 and have maintained it in my spare time ever since.