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February 2018

Our Managing Director, Daragh O Brien, was on Newstalk's Lunch Time Live on Thursday discussing the issues with the Public Services Card and the MyGovID database. A key point he made was that the State is continuing the roll out and expansion of the scheme while it is under formal investigation by the DPC, resulting in potential liability for State agencies and inevitable additional costs reworking or undoing systems and processes.

February 2018

Daragh O Brien head shotOur Managing Director, Daragh O Brien, was on TV3's Ireland AM on the 8th February discussing the threats to personal data privacy in the modern age.

You can view the segment here .

 

February 2018

The text of the Irish Data Protection Bill 2018 was published last week. Initial reviews suggest a mixed bag in the drafting, with some provisions clearly at odds with the protection of fundamental rights and the views of the Data Protection Commissioner and various other organisations.

Among the proposed measures are:

February 2018