Public service told to better protect personal data

Commissioner Billy Hawkes cites example of man whose data was accessed by ex-wife working in Department of Social Protection

Action is needed to tackle deficiencies in how the public service protects the personal data of citizens before such action is triggered by a ‘crisis’, the Data Protection Commissioner has said.

Action is needed to tackle deficiencies in how the public service protects the personal data of citizens before such action is triggered by a ‘crisis’, the Data Protection Commissioner has said.