June 18, 2009

Bord Gais Loses Laptop with Details of 75,000 Customers

Bord Gais recently announcedthat they lost the personal details of 75,000 customers on a laptop that was stolen, with three others, from one of their offices.  […]
January 11, 2009

Technology Is Not The Silver Bullet

The raft of data breaches involving lost laptops and mobile devices that occurred last year, both in the government and private sector, led to a rash […]
October 5, 2008

Once More Into The Breach

It has been an interesting week to say the least with regards to information security breaches in Ireland.  First we heard of the responses to Ruairi Quinn’s […]
September 7, 2008

Keeping Data safe at work

Today’s Sunday Independent ran a piece in their business supplement on what companies should be doing to protect the data stored on various devices such as […]
August 2, 2008

CAG Loses Laptop with Confidential Information

Just as I finished posting about the serious security issues identified in the Department of Family and Social Affairs I read about the government’s auditing body, […]
August 2, 2008

Serious Concerns over Protection of Social Welfare Data

The Data Protection Commissioner released the audit report it conducted in the Department of Social and Family Affairs.  The report highlights a number of “serious concerns” […]
April 21, 2008

Computer Thefts Expose Bank of Ireland Customers' Data

RTE News tonight reported that Bank of Ireland has admitted to having four laptops stolen some time last year resulting in the personal data of 10,000 of the […]