June 5, 2015

Majority Of Data Breach Incidents Not Reported To ICO

According to ViaSat UK, a specialist security and communications company, the number of breaches of the Data Protection Act reported to the Information Commissioner’s Office only represent a tiny […]
January 29, 2009

More Details of Heartland's Breach Emerge

More details available as to how the breach occurred at Heartland resulting in potentialy the biggest breach ever of nearly 100m credit card transactions.  Investigators discovered […]
January 21, 2009

Largest Breach Ever

Courtesy of Brian Krebbs from the Washington Post it appears that the largest ever breach of credit card data may have occurred.  It appears that a […]
January 15, 2009

Implementing ISO 27001 In A Windows Environment

One of the biggest projects I worked on last year was writing my first book.  The book is called “Implementing ISO 27001 in a Windows Environment“.   […]
May 21, 2008

Irish Ways and Irish Laws

 I am regularly asked by clients, training course attendees and contacts in non-Irish companies looking to expaned into Ireland what is the most relevant legislation relating […]
February 18, 2008

Data Breach Notification Laws by US State

Following on from the theme of “Security Breach Reporting and Impact” for the upcoming ISSA Ireland meeting this Friday at 12:00 p.m., this interactive map from […]
February 4, 2008

Over 100 Computers Lost By Irish Government in 5 Years

The SiliconRepublic published a story highlighting how questioning from Ruairi Quinn, spokesperson on Education and Science for the Labour party, exposed how over 100 laptop and desktop […]
November 14, 2007

An Overview of Information Security Standards

Over the years numerous people have asked me various questions about Information Security standards.  In the main I get asked the same questions.  I thought it would […]