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Victim of a cyber-attack? Key Considerations from DACB’s Cyber Team

Victim of a cyber-attack? Key Considerations from DACB’s Cyber Team

Cyber-attacks are becoming increasingly prevalent within our digital society. Here is a quick guide to the key considerations your organisation should ...

Guest Article: Asceris - We’ve Got Your Data: Threat Actor Tactics for a Successful Data Heist

Guest Article: Asceris - We’ve Got Your Data: Threat Actor Tactics for a Successful Data Heist

The strategies and tools used by cyber threat actors have grown increasingly sophisticated, with one of the most significant recent developments being ...

US Colonial Pipeline Attack - Consequences for the Security of Critical Infrastructure in Europe

US Colonial Pipeline Attack - Consequences for the Security of Critical Infrastructure in Europe

The news was once again awash with headlines of a serious cyber-attack after the story broke that Colonial Pipeline, one of the largest pipelines in t ...

Ireland’s Public Healthcare Body Suffers Major Ransomware Attack

Ireland’s Public Healthcare Body Suffers Major Ransomware Attack

On 13 May 2021, Ireland’s public healthcare service, the Health Service Executive (“HSE”) suffered a major ransomware attack, described by the State b ...

Responding to Ransomware: Education Sector Focus

Responding to Ransomware: Education Sector Focus

On 23 March 2021, the National Cybersecurity Centre released an alert noting “an increased number of ransomware attacks have affected education establ ...

Data And Cyber Bulletin - May 2021

Data And Cyber Bulletin - May 2021

Welcome to the May edition of our Data And Cyber Bulletin. This month marks the third anniversary of the implementation of the EU GDPR and since then, ...

Responding to a ransomware attack - advice for universities and colleges

Responding to a ransomware attack - advice for universities and colleges

This article was first published in University Business. In March, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) reported that “an increased number of ran ...

Top themes and takeaways from the 2021 ICO Conference

Top themes and takeaways from the 2021 ICO Conference

Yesterday (5th May 2021) the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) held its annual Data Protection Conference and provided a full day of content on ...

Social Media vs. Children’s Privacy Rights

Social Media vs. Children’s Privacy Rights

Children are actively present online at an ever-younger age and the risks associated with the processing of their personal data, by the likes of TikTo ...

Grindr’s consent rules are “no match” for the GDPR

Grindr’s consent rules are “no match” for the GDPR

The Norwegian Data Protection Authority (the “Norwegian DPA”) has notified Grindr LLC (“Grindr”) of its intent to issue a €10 million fine (c. 10% of ...