New Data Protection post over on the company site

I’ve just written a new article over on the company website about Director’s liability for data security breaches. An expert in the Sunday Business Post over the weekend was waving a big stick at Company Directors saying that they could become liable for prosecution for security breaches if Ireland transposes the Convention on Cybercrime into law.

But this expert missed the important points of Section 29 of the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003 which create effectively a cascading liability for the  directors, officers, managers, and employees of an organisation that is processing personal data.

Check out my post here: