The most significant UK data breaches

The most noteworthy data breaches revealed about UK organisations in recent history


Seldom does a week go by without a major data breach being reported. As organisations continue to struggle to secure their valuable data against an ever-growing range of threats, the fear of a breach is keeping any CISO worth their salt up at night.

The EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has forced many of them to improve their data protection practices, but high-profile breaches are still occurring. Here are some of the more significant from UK organisations.

Additional reporting from Hannah Williams and Tom Macaulay.