Panasonic UK Resolves Probe On Stolen-Laptop Data Breach

Law360, New York (October 18, 2013, 9:36 PM ET) -- Panasonic U.K. has agreed to strengthen its data security policies, including its contract terms with third parties, following a U.K. privacy watchdog's probe into the theft of an unencrypted laptop containing information about guests at Panasonic events, the regulator said Thursday.

In exchange for the U.K. Information Commissioner's Office's not serving an enforcement notice, the electronics company signed on to an undertaking that requires it to improve its privacy practices to ensure that its future data processing activities comply with the country's Data Protection Act of...
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