Can Your Organisation Use AI to Recruit Employees?

Rapid and unprecedented developments in artificial intelligence (AI) technology reshaping industries and revolutionizing traditional business practices. Consequently, the integration and implementation of AI systems into organizations has become a strategic imperative for business. The future AI Act creates a regulatory framework for various sectors, including the critical topic of recruitment. Recruitment under the AI [...]

Decoding DPO Necessity: Is Your Organization on the List?

In the dynamic realm of data protection, the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) emphasised on the pivotal role of the Data Protection Officer (DPO). While smaller businesses may not require a full-time DPO, understanding the conditions for a mandatory appointment is crucial. Requirement for the DPO: the processing is carried out by a public authority [...]

Electric Ireland Data Breach: What You Need to Know

​​ Recently Electric Ireland reported that an employee from a contracted company have improperly accessed thousands of customer accounts, potentially putting into risk their personal and financial information. While Electric Ireland assures that only a small fraction of its vast customer base has been affected, the potential misuse of personal and financial data is a [...]

Taxpayers’ personal data under risk

On 28th May 2020, Ireland's Revenue Commissioner released a statement confirming a personal data breach. Ireland's taxation authority declared on its website that unidentified fraudsters had accessed personal data of thousands of taxpayers as a result of an SMS text messaging scam. Around 3,000 taxpayers were in receipt of a text message carrying a link [...]

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Easyjet Data Breach: Will it cost millions?

On 19th May, 2020, Easyjet, a budget airline based in UK, published a statement announcing that it had "been the target of an attack from a highly sophisticated source” and had suffered a data breach as a result. The airline company admitted that the data breach affects approximately 9 million customers. Investigation revealed that details [...]

By |2022-06-17T11:27:38+01:00May 28th, 2020|Data Protection, GDPR, News, Privacy|0 Comments