Corporate report

Disclosure and Barring service data protection: audit report and action plan

Outlines how well the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) complies with data security and data sharing processes.

Documents

DBS data protection audit: report

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DBS data protection audit: action plan

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Details

The Information Commissioner’s Office undertook an audit of the barring function at the Disclosure and Barring Service in August 2016. The audit focused on security of personal data and data sharing processes.

The audit report and action plan outline:

  • areas of good practice
  • broad areas for improvement
  • individual recommendations
  • actions already taken and in-progress
Published 2 March 2017