Ie: Data breach code ‘not signed off’

Elaine Edwards reports:

A code of practice that would have forced organisations to report cases where personal data was stolen or compromised cannot be enforced because it was not put before the Oireachtas prior to the dissolution of the last Dáil.

Data Protection Commissioner Billy Hawkes approved the code last year to help organisations to react appropriately when they become aware of breaches of security involving customer or employee personal information.

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