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Simple Mistakes and Human Errors – What Can be Learned from Accidental Data Breaches

September 2014

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Jurisdiction: Ireland

Author: Philip Nolan

Law firm : Mason Hayes & Curran

Subject: While the technological details of securing data such as encryption, firewalls and “access control mechanisms” might command the attention of data protection lawyers and industry specialists alike, many data breaches originate from simple human error. This is reflected in the case studies from the 2013 Annual Report of the Irish Data Protection Commissioner.

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