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Protect your organisation by building a security-minded culture

In Build a Security Culture, security consultant and trainer Kai Roer discusses the human and cultural factors in organisational security, and explains how to ensure your organisation is set up to manage and deter malicious intrusions and threats based on common human vulnerabilities.  Here is an extract taken from chapter 7 of …

An Post notifies the Data Protection Commission of customer data breach

An Post has notified the Data Protection Commission (DPC) of a breach affecting 250 customers.   An email sent to customers about the move of the AddressPal service from one post office in Cork to another accidentally had all 250 recipients’ email addresses in the ‘To’ field rather than 249 of them being in the ‘Bcc’ (blind carbon copy) field. This meant every customer who received the email could see …