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Office of Data Protection Commissioner seeks technology advice

Ireland’s data regulator is looking for expert advice regarding the potential impact communications and security technologies are likely to have on data protection rights.

The Data Protection Commissioner, Billy Hawkes
The Data Protection Commissioner, Billy Hawkes
Image: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland

THE OFFICE OF the Data Commissioner is currently seeking someone to help develop its understanding in communications and security technologies.

In its advertisement for a technology advisor, the Data Protection Commissioner said it was seeking a candidate who could explain the impact that information, communications and security technologies are likely to have on data protection rights.

The successful will also make “a significant contribution to the development and promotion of the Office’s responses to these technologies, with the goal of ensuring that the Office can keep pace with technological advancements.”

Ireland’s data regulator is responsible for ensuring that the rights of the public are protected, as well as monitoring for breaches in data protection legislation, and ensuring that those in charge of personal information meet their responsibilities.

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