The UK’s government loses thousands of mobile devices

25 February 2020
300 Views

It has emerged that UK government personnel managed to lose at least 2,004 mobile devices in a 12 month period. According to a Freedom of Information request made by Viasat and reported on by the BBC, 1,474 smartphones, laptops and tablets were reported lost, 347 were stolen and 183 could have been lost or stolen between 1 June 2018 and 1 June 2019.

The Ministry of Defence was the worst offender with 767 of its mobile devices lost or stolen. HM Revenue and Customs came second with 288 devices missing while the Department for Business rounded off the top-three with 197. Only 249 of the lost government devices were recovered.

source statista

Infographic: The UK's government loses thousands of mobile devices | Statista

You may be interested

Covid-19 Greece – 339 new cases reported
GREECE
shares30 views
GREECE
shares30 views

Covid-19 Greece – 339 new cases reported

makis - Sep 18, 2020

A total of 339 new cases of coronavirus in Greece were announced today, 39 of which were identified after checks…

Covid-19 Greece – 9 deaths in a day reported
GREECE
shares27 views
GREECE
shares27 views

Covid-19 Greece – 9 deaths in a day reported

makis - Sep 18, 2020

A total of 359 new cases of coronavirus in Greece were announced today, 36 of which were identified after checks…

Researchers untangle Crete’s oldest number system
GREECE
shares30 views
GREECE
shares30 views

Researchers untangle Crete’s oldest number system

Panos - Sep 18, 2020

According to a statement released by Elsevier, Silvia Ferrara of the University of Bologna and her colleagues conducted a new…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.