The Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection has confirmed that the secretary general instructed that changes be made to the privacy policy.

The secretary general of the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection ordered changes to the department’s new privacy policy last week w(...)

The Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection has said a reference to its collection of biometric data in a new privacy policy was ‘in error’.

The Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection has said a reference to processing biometric data on individuals included in its new privac(...)

The new contract to print up to two million public services cards has been awarded to Security Card Concepts Ltd.

A contract worth more than €9 million to print up to two million public services cards has been awarded to Security Card Concepts Ltd, which was calle(...)

The Department of Social Protection says 3.034 million public services cards had been issued by the end of 2017.

A Government target to issue at least three million public services cards by the end of 2017 has been reached, according to the Department of Employme(...)

Dermot Desmond’s firm Daon has  provided services to the Irish Government for the public services card and passports.

Two tech firms – one owned by businessman Dermot Desmond – involved in the creation of a controversial biometric database in India, are providing serv(...)