First Annual Report from the DPC

first annual report

The first annual report from the Data Protection Commission, under the auspices of the GDPR has just been released.

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Dash cam – Machina Non Grata.

dash cam banned

A dash cam is a popular Christmas present or indeed a present at any time of year. I got one earlier this year and have been having it merrily record…

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NUI Galway Data Breach – Lessons learned?

nui galway data breach

The NUI Galway data breach that was revealed this week is concerning. Particularly the initial reports about the breach, which weren’t very clear.

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Facebook are only fined £500,000

Facebook are only fined £500,000

You remember the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica mess from earlier this year? Well, Facebook have been issued with a notice that they are to be fined £500,000 as a result of this. “What? Facebook…

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GDPR hasn’t gone away.

GDPR hasn't gone away

Something I’ve noticed since the summer holidays came to an end, interest in GDPR related training and discussions have dropped away. I’ve asked around why this might be. The most…

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Facebook Breach – The DPC was very public about it.

Facebook breach

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last week, you will have heard about the Facebook breach. This is where the accounts of at least 50 million people…

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State agency wants to track tourists.

state agency wants to track tourists

A story was published in the Irish Times yesterday about a long running debate between the Central Statistics Office (CSO) of Ireland (the state agency for government statistics) and the…

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