Weekly News Recap – March 02 – 08


Consent in the Dental Practice


GDPR generated 1,000 data protection officer roles across Ireland


Data breach incidents remain high as two thirds of companies unprepared

Despite growing regulation and awareness around data breaches, the majority of companies are still not prepared, and many have been hit by multiple data breach incidents.According to research by The Ponemon Institute for Experian, one in ten companies have had more than five data breach incidents in the last two years. A further 35% have suffered between one and three data breaches over the same period…


GDPR spurs increased awareness of data protection

The introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has increased businesses’ and citizens’ awareness of their responsibilities and rights under data protection law, according to Ireland’s data protection watchdog. The Data Protection Commission (DPC) has published its latest annual report(104-page / 2.36MB PDF), which covers the period ...


Still Room To Improve Data Breach Readiness

While many companies have taken impressive steps in an effort to prepare themselves for the likely inevitability of a data breach, a new study from Experian found that more work needs to be done. To understand what organizations have done, are doing and still need to do to be ready for a big data breach, Experian commissioned the Ponemon Institute to conduct a study, the results


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