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