• British Airways has been slapped with a record-breaking $26 million fine over a 2018 data breach, but it would have been much higher if not for the pandemic

    13 days ago - By Business Insider

    British Airways has been handed a £20 million fine.
    British Airways
    The UK Information Commissioner's Office handed British Airways a fine of £20 million on Friday over a security breach in 2018 which exposed the data of 400,000 customers.
    It's the largest-ever fine of its kind to be given out by the ICO, but it could have been much higher.
    Last year the ICO suggested a fine of £183.4 million, but dialled it down becuase of the pandemic's decimating effect on the airline industry.
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