January 28, 2015

Today is International Data Privacy Day

January 28th marks the annual Data Privacy Day, a day to highlight and educate people and organisations on how individual’s privacy should be protected. To mark […]
January 15, 2015

Privacy – by Design?

This is our first blog of 2015 and we’d like to wish all the readers of SecurityWatch a very Happy New Year! So what are the […]
January 28, 2011

Today is Privacy and Data Protection Day

Today, the 28th of January 2011, marks the European Privacy and Data Protection Day.  In a time when our online privacy is being eroded by the […]
September 27, 2010

Discussing Online Privacy – Don't be A Victim Online

You may remember that in 2008 I was challenged by technical journalist Marie Boran to steal her identity using only information I could get online.  I […]
May 20, 2010

Google WiFi Sniffing SNAFU

Recent investigations by German authorities discovered that the Google street car was recording information about Wireless Access Points it detected during its journeys.  More seriously it was […]
April 19, 2010

The Cost of Privacy

I got an email today pointing me to this story in Time magazine, Trying to Escape the Surveillance State, where a journalist tries to live for […]
April 9, 2010

Annual Report from Data Protection Commissioner Released

The 21st annual report from the Data Protection Commissioner’s office has been released.  As usual it makes for some very interesting reading.  The report notes that […]
November 23, 2008

Register Now for The 4th Annual Privacy & Data Protection Ireland 2009 Seminar

The 4th Annual Privacy & Data Protection Ireland 2009 seminar is due to be held on the 18th and 19th of February 2009.  I will be […]