Lord: No proof any data was lost from HMRC

Lord: No proof any data was lost from HMRC

Summary: Security expert Merlin, The Earl of Erroll, claims no evidence has come to light to prove data was actually lost in last year's HMRC missing-disc incident

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Security expert Merlin, The Earl of Erroll, member of the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee, claims no evidence has come to light to prove any data was actually lost in last year's HMRC missing-disc incident, and says the situation would not have been classed as a data breach in countries such as the US.

Topic: Security

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