Reply to post: Does there need to be an obligation to "encrypt" ?

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John H Woods Silver badge

Does there need to be an obligation to "encrypt" ?

"Appropriate technical and organisational measures shall be taken against unauthorised or unlawful processing of personal data and against accidental loss or destruction of, or damage to, personal data."

--- UK Data Protection Act

In what way is that not an obligation to encrypt?

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