#Privacy: Avoid falling into the GDPR loophole

Were you aware that data privacy regulations like General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) may have inadvertently created a security vulnerability? GDPR and other “privacy by design” laws, established to empower individuals to claim back control over their data and protect their identities, have allowed loopholes to occur – cybercriminals can easily take advantage of these […]

#Privacy: CCPA could cost organisations up to $55B in initial compliance costs

A report has revealed that California’s new privacy law could cost companies a total of up to $55 billion in initial compliance costs.  According to an economic impact assessment prepared for the California Attorney General’s Office, it was discovered that companies with less than 20 employees could pay around $50,000 in compliance costs.  Companies with […]

#PrivSecDUB: Developing cyber-security assurance and the marathon of GDPR implementation

In the Cyber Security and Business Continuity theatre, PrivSec day two begins with opening remarks from Lynda O’Leary, Systems Engineer at Hewlett Packard Enterprise. David Shaw, CISO at Central Bank of Ireland gets the ball rolling by outlining the practicalities of cyber-security assurance. “Security isn’t a destination, it’s a case of doing your best and […]

#PrivSecDUB: Day two at PrivSec Dublin pushes the global data privacy debate forwards

Welcome to the second instalment of PrivSec Dublin, the start of a fresh agenda packed with insight, guidance, advice and discussion imparted by a host of global experts in data privacy and cyber-security. Picking up on the myriad of threads started yesterday through keynotes and panel debates, Tuesday promises to deliver further explanation and idea-sharing […]

#PrivSecDUB: Cyber-security meets data privacy in fascinating opening day at PrivSec Dublin

A global audience of privacy specialists and data practitioners met at PrivSec Dublin today at the capital’s Convention Centre for an insightful day of keynote talks and panel debates. As anticipated, the event’s 1,000 attendees found themselves at the forefront of the global debate on data protection thanks to engaging presentations on a range of […]

#privacy: Poor data security has serious consequences for global business, study finds

New research published by secure payments provider, PCI Pal, demonstrates a major shift in the way global consumers think about and react to cyber-security breaches. According to the study, 44% of Americans, 38% of Brits, 33% of Australians, and 37% of Canadians have been the victim of a data breach. The findings suggest that a […]

Compliance and innovation in marketing? Samuel Plantie explains all at PrivSec Dublin

Arriving at Dublin’s Convention Centre on 23rd and 24th September 2019, PrivSec Dublin brings CEOs, security chiefs and IT specialists to the forefront of the cyber-security debate. Keynote talks and panel discussions across three specialist theatres will explore the merging of cyber-security and data privacy, enabling the event’s 1,000 attendees to understand the issues driving […]

One week to go to PrivSec Dublin

On Monday 23rd September, international data privacy experts and cyber-security practitioners come together at Dublin’s Conference Centre for PrivSec Dublin. This exclusive conference champions collaboration and innovation, enabling attendees to get to the cutting edge of debate at a critical time in the global evolution of data privacy law. An era of decisive regulator action […]

#privacy: British Airways accused of avoiding responsibility over data breach

Lawyers have accused British Airways (BA) of “swerving responsibility” through their efforts to cap compensation sums issued to victims of the data breach suffered by the carrier. Last year, a cyber-crime incident at BA led to the exposure of around 600,000 customers’ personal details, after online fraudsters took advantage of weaknesses in the airline’s website. […]