The Data Protection Commissioner is Facebook’s lead regulator in Europe. File photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

The Data Protection Commission (DPC) has opened an inquiry into whether Facebook has breached European Union data protection laws over how it stored u(...)

As little as 15 per cent to 20 per cent of Irish businesses are insured against   cyber attacks. Photograph: Getty Images

Demand from businesses for insurance against data breaches is surging, according to one of the Republic’s leading brokers. Last year’s introduction o(...)

Accounting Technicians Ireland president Dargan FitzGerald with Emer Duffy, lead sales manager, Sage, at the launch of ATI’s annual conference 2017, The Next Frontier. Photograph:  Conor McCabe Photography

MONDAY Results: Kainos. Indicators: German consumer confidence (Dec); US new home sales (Oct). TUESDAY Results: Cranswick, Falcon Oil & Ga(...)

Conductor and composer Eimear Noone is among the speakers at Inspirefest. Photograph: Carlos Gauna.

Monday Indicators: Irish manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) (Jun); euro-zone manufacturing PMI (Jun), unemployment (May); UK manufacturi(...)

CWSI has secured a deal with one of the UK’s four national mobile network, O2, Three, EE and Vodafone, to provide it with security and data protection. Photograph: Alan Betson

Irish-owned security systems specialist CWSI has signed a deal worth €2 million a year with a UK mobile network. CWSI manages security and other serv(...)