The rise of DSARs

Understanding DSARs: Individuals have the right to access and receive a copy of their personal data, and other supplementary information. This is commonly referred to as a Data Subject Access Request (DSAR).  The volume of DSARs continues to rise, as businesses must prioritize proactive measures to navigate the evolving regulatory landscape and safeguard their organizations [...]

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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 [...]