Suprema data breach – norm’s DPO comments


The Suprema data breach, in which researchers say they discovered the fingerprints, voice data, facial images, unencrypted usernames and passwords of more than one million people was publicly available, has drawn the condemnation of security experts and data privacy experts.

The cloud platform holds the biometric data of people to grant them access to secure facilities in some 1.5 million locations around the world. Its services are used by high security organisations such as the UK’s Metropolitan Police force, as well as multiple financial institutions.

Read what Norm’s Director of Legal Services, Robert Wassall, told Verdict about the possible implications of this case here.