Advertisement
  TheJournal.ie uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Click here to find out more »
Dublin: 12 °C Sunday 26 June, 2016

#Data Protection

# data-protection - Sunday 10 August, 2014

From Business ETC The state has asked Twitter to block 13 accounts in Ireland this year… Tweet Tweet

# data-protection - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Microsoft loses appeal over email data stored in Ireland

Judge rejected Microsoft bid concerning the provision of email information on servers in Ireland to US authorities.

# data-protection - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

From Business ETC Opinion: ‘Right to be forgotten’ ruling opens a legal and ethical Pandora’s box Right To Be Forgotten

Opinion: ‘Right to be forgotten’ ruling opens a legal and ethical Pandora’s box

The ECJ ruling is a godsend for criminals who want to scrub their record clean – and sets a worrying precedent for empowering governments to act beyond their borders.

# data-protection - Friday 30 May, 2014

HSE cannot contact home-schooled girls to provide HPV vaccine

The HSE are ‘not in a position’ to do so because of data protection issues.

# data-protection - Monday 28 April, 2014

Turns out a lot of data can be retrieved from a reset phone or tablet

Researchers from Deloitte found that personal and corporate data such as passwords and email could be retrieved, even when the phone was encrypted or “factory wiped”.

# data-protection - Monday 14 April, 2014

Column: What is the psychological impact of spending so much time in ‘cyberspace’?

There are serious legal, ethical and philosophical challenges to protecting children in this technological age, writes Mary Aiken.

# data-protection - Monday 7 April, 2014

Column: If you take photos of people without their knowledge, you’re being a creep

We need to start taking privacy in public places seriously, starting by not sharing images made without the subject’s consent – after all, next time, it could be you, writes Fergal Crehan.

# data-protection - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Column: Why has it taken so long for the DPC to investigate Shatter’s Prime Time comment?

It was almost a year ago that a complaint was made about the Minister for Justice telling Prime Time about Mick Wallace being cautioned by a garda over using his mobile phone while driving, writes William Campbell.

# data-protection - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

It’s Data Protection day – are you up to speed on your data privacy rights?

European data protection reform could be introduced before the end of this year.

# data-protection - Monday 27 January, 2014

Private answers: Irish people are now less worried about social media security

Over two-thirds of people feel they have had their privacy breached, with a rise in unsolicited emails and texts.

# data-protection - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

77 per cent of company data breaches are caused by employees

The survey found that almost a quarter of Irish companies have experienced multiple data breaches over the past twelve months.

# data-protection - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

From Business ETC NSA using radio waves to access 100,000 offline computers Surveillance

NSA using radio waves to access 100,000 offline computers

The technology has been used to monitor the Chinese Army, Mexican police and drug cartels, and trade institutions inside the European Union.

# data-protection - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Users of public wi-fi may have had personal details stolen

If you use public wi-fi systems, you should read this.

# data-protection - Friday 22 November, 2013

From Business ETC LG admits to collecting data from smart TVs Data Protection

LG admits to collecting data from smart TVs

LG admitted to the claims after a British IT consultant blogged about how his smart TV sent data even after he disabled it.

# data-protection - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Gardaí investigate as 1.5 million affected by Loyaltybuild data breach

Customers are being advised to check for unusual transactions over the last month.

# data-protection - Friday 25 October, 2013

Merkel demands no spying agreement: ‘Spying among friends, that cannot be’

France and Germany have called for an agreement with the US by the end of the year to try to resolve a dispute over spying.

# data-protection - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

# data-protection - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

From Business ETC Column: Irish regulators will soon be at the forefront of questions about data protection Opinion

Column: Irish regulators will soon be at the forefront of questions about data protection

Global tech firms in Ireland bring responsibilities as well as benefits; Facebook’s base in Dublin means Irish regulators will be the forefront of new questions surrounding privacy and data protection, writes Dan Hayden.

From Business ETC Facebook to pay out for using personal data in adverts Data Protection

Facebook to pay out for using personal data in adverts

The social network must pay $20 million after an estimated 614,000 Facebook users had their personal details appear in ads on the site.

Data Protection Commissioner contacts maternity hospital over abortion data leak

A spokesperson said there had been “informal contact” to remind the hospital of the commissioner’s codes of practice.

# data-protection - Friday 23 August, 2013

From Business ETC Data breach involving payments to current and former IBRC staff Ibrc

Data breach involving payments to current and former IBRC staff Exclusive

Dozens of current and former staff at the former Anglo Irish Bank have been affected by the data breach.

# data-protection - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Irish government asks Twitter for some users’ account details

Twitter has disclosed that the government made less than 10 requests for information about users in the first six months of this year in its latest transparency report.

# data-protection - Friday 19 July, 2013

EU justice chief vows new data protection laws

PRISM has ‘woken Europe up’ to the need for strict rules.

# data-protection - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Column: How to protect your private data in a digital world

With Snowden, Prism and national security secrets in the news, it’s clear that technology has made privacy harder to ensure. Renaat Verbruggen gives a run down of how cryptography can protect your private information.

# data-protection - Friday 14 June, 2013

Draft EU data law could kill casual web browsing, digital SMEs warn

A group of Irish online publishers say draft European laws could force users to register just to see the homepage of a website.

# data-protection - Monday 10 June, 2013

Data Protection Commissioner ‘not surprised’ by US surveillance programme

Billy Hawkes said that his concern might be that there would be an abuse of powers that have been granted for legitimate reasons.

# data-protection - Friday 7 June, 2013

Poll: Do you believe your personal information online is secure? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you believe your personal information online is secure?

Revelations in the US have started a privacy debate in recent days.

# data-protection - Thursday 6 June, 2013

Ireland ‘made EU diplomats sleep in tents’ to force data protection deal

The EU’s justice commissioner says Ireland has been more committed than most to making diplomatic progress.

# data-protection - Monday 20 May, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with soccer’s next big talent*

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

‘Worrying degree of inappropriate access’ to welfare information

One HSE employee searched the social welfare records of their son’s girlfriend.

# data-protection - Monday 18 March, 2013

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know at the start of this Bank Holiday Monday.

Insurer ordered to pay costs in data breach case

A High Court judgement is being hailed as a landmark ruling which makes businesses legally liable for data protection breaches.

# data-protection - Saturday 16 February, 2013

From Business ETC Facebook network hit by ‘sophisticated’ cyber attack Facebook

Facebook network hit by ‘sophisticated’ cyber attack

The social networking giant said it found no evidence any user data was compromised.

# data-protection - Thursday 14 February, 2013

Pro-life ‘robo-calls’ to Irish numbers came from United States

ComReg and the Data Protection Commissioner say because the calls came from abroad, they can take no action against them.

# data-protection - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Twitter attacked by ‘sophisticated’ hackers

The attackers may have gained some access to user information.

# data-protection - Monday 28 January, 2013

From Business ETC MEP wants Brussels to examine legality of new Facebook search Data Privacy

MEP wants Brussels to examine legality of new Facebook search

Labour’s Phil Prendergast says the new graph search may be a breach of a citizen’s right to protect their personal data.

# data-protection - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Data Protection Commissioner commences action on “cookie” law

The Commissioner has sent letters to 80 websites requesting information on how they have met their obligations under the law since July 2011.

# data-protection - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Student plans Irish legal action over Facebook’s privacy policy

Max Schrems and his group, ‘Europe v Facebook’, is preparing legal action against the Irish Data Protection Commissioner over its recent audit of Facebook and its privacy policy.

# data-protection - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

O2 admits to loss of tape which could have customers’ personal data

The mobile phone company, which has 1.6 million customers in Ireland, says there is a “low risk to customer data privacy” and says the tape is likely to be still in an O2 building.

Column: Could Leveson affect press freedom in Ireland?

Leveson’s recommendations on data protection have been largely overlooked – but could have serious implications even here, writes Seamus Dooley.