The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force on the 25th May 2018, replacing the existing data protection framework under the EU Data Protection Directive
County Tipperary Skillnet in Collaboration with UNITEC and County Tipperary Chamber hosted a Breakfast Briefing on the GDPR Regulations July 5th 2017 that will come into force.
If a company / organisation has data that could be used to identify a living person there are legal regulations that specify how this data should be managed and protected.
GDPR will give new powers to the data protection commissioner including the ability to impose significant administrate fines for data breach infringements.
Experts presented on both the Technical and Legal implications that GDPR will have on businesses.
URBAN SCHROTT – IT & Cybersecurity Analyst – ESET Ireland
Urban Schrott has been raising awareness on cyber threats for over 10 years. He’s had over 1000 articles published in various Irish and UK media, from the Irish Independent and Silicon Republic, to the Irish Sun, had ESET Ireland appear on RTÉ and TG4 and has given over 150 interviews for numerous Irish radio stations, including appearing on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show.
PAULA CARNEY- HOFFLER – Client Credit Risk & Compliance Manager – The Ward Group
Paula holds the title of Client Credit Risk & Compliance Manager for Hugh J Ward & Company Solicitors. She is also Director of Regulatory Affairs and the Data Protection Officer in the Irish Institute of Credit Management to which she had been on the board of Directors for over 11 years. Paula is a Certified Practitioner and member of the Association of Data Protection Officers in Ireland
DAVID TOMLINSON – Head of Encryption – ESET Ireland