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  EVENTS

Mar
05

By automating test activities, practicing continuous integration and putting processes in place to provide quick feedback, DevOps enables continuous delivery of features and improvements aligned with business objectives. 

But how can you be confident that the code you release will perform as required by the business?

We will talk about shifting left and enabling continuous integration with performance in mind. 

We will share a case study of this methodology for one of Europe’s biggest airlines.

Come to this talk to find out more!”

Free for members

POINTS

1.5

  ICS Building

Mar
10

Developing an appropriate cyber strategy is vital for every business. Ensuring that the cyber strategy is aligned with and supports the business strategy is an imperative for every board. Staying informed with appropriate metrics and being empowered to make risk based decisions is all part of cyber governance and oversight.

POINTS

2

  ICS Building

Mar
12

We are pleased to announce our first ITAM End-User Networking Event for 2020.

It will be on 27 February, 6pm-8pm,  at the ICS Office 87-89 Pembroke Rd, Ballsbridge, Dublin.

Free for members

POINTS

4.5

  ICS Building

Mar
27

Using industry case studies and examining specific IoT devices, this talk will discuss the enormous privacy issues that stem from this rapidly emerging sector and ask: ‘Can we have meaningful privacy in a world where even the home (the last bastion of privacy) is becoming inundated with devices that track our every move?’

Free for members

POINTS

1.5

  ICS Building

Mar
30


The Irish Computer Society is proud to celebrate IT Professionals' Day, a day dedicated to marking the role and contribution of IT Professionals in advancing business and society.

Free for members

  Dublin

Apr
17

There is a lack of effective, usable frameworks available to PDP professionals. In steps IT-CMF from IVI at Maynooth University. Find out more in this webinar.

Free for members

POINTS

1.5

  Online

Jun
12

The IT Architects Conference is set to take place on the 12th of June 2020 at Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Dublin 8. 

POINTS

10.5

  Radisson Blu Royal Hotel

Mar
05

An ICS Skills exam session offers candidates the opportunity to sit an online exam from the following list:

  • ECDL Core Level modules (available in Office 2007, 2010 and 2013)
  • ECDL Advanced Level modules (available in Office 2007, 2010 and 2013...
Book now! only 5 spots available
Free for members

  ICS Building

Mar
05

An ICS Skills exam session offers candidates the opportunity to sit an online exam from the following list:

  • ECDL Core Level modules (available in Office 2007, 2010 and 2013)
  • ECDL Advanced Level modules (available in Office 2007, 2010 and 2013...
Free for members

  ICS Building

Mar
10

Iasa's Architect Core training provides an introduction to the tools, information, skills and terminology required to succeed as a professional architect.

This course is designed to give you and your team all of the tools you need to lift architecture from a ‘documentation’process to a true business capability. All IT architects will benefit from the concepts presented in this course.


€275 off for members

POINTS

42

  ICS Building

Mar
10

Gain valuable insight into the EU General Data Protection Regulations from multiple perspectives with our comprehensive Advanced Data Protection suite leading to full certification through the ICS European Certified Data Protection Officer Programme (ECDPO).

€330 off for members

POINTS

94.5

  Clayton Hotel, Silver Springs, Tivoli, Cork

Mar
10

Prepare your organisation for the changes under the new EU General Data Protection Regulation with this advanced data protection training course. Learn how to facilitate, accommodate and implement the new requirements before their enforcement in 2018.


€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  Clayton Hotel, Silver Springs, Tivoli, Cork

Mar
11

Become an inspirational, influential and effective leader, and discover how to empower and motivate your team to achieve exceptional results. In addition, the powerful individual executive coaching sessions will help you to identify your key strengths and build on them, become aware of and improve developmental areas.

€220 off for members

POINTS

42

  ICS Building

Mar
11

Individuals have been conferred with specific rights under GDPR. Known as rights of the data subject, these rights include an individual’s ability to establish the existence of all personal information held about him or her by an organisation as well as the right to make a copy of such information available on request. This is known as a Subject Access Request (SAR) procedure. GDPR introduces new SAR requirements which can prove costly for organizations if ignored.

€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  Clayton Hotel, Silver Springs, Tivoli, Cork

Mar
23

Audits are used to identify any issues of concern about the way the organisation deals with personal data and to recommend solutions. Under GDPR, organizations now have an obligation to audit their data processing activities. A data controller or processor’s ability to conduct its own data protection audit is an invaluable skill to have when ensuring compliance obligation under GDPR.

Book now! only 4 spots available
€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  ICS Building

Mar
24

Data Protection by Design is an approach to system design which takes privacy into account throughout the whole service, product or systems design process. Protection of personal data should not be retrofitted or seen as an afterthought but instead be seen as integral to systems development. Before the first line of code is written, as a data controller you should ask the following question should be asked;


1. What does the use of personal data mean for the customer?

2. What  risks will the use of personal data pose to the fundamental rights of individuals?

3. Are the necessary technological measures in place to safeguard processing of personal data?

Book now! only 5 spots available
€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  ICS Building

Mar
25

Be confident that your organisation’s policies and procedures are legally compliant with data protection legislation by completing Ireland’s first certified data protection practitioner programme.

€198 off for members

POINTS

31.5

  ICS Building

Mar
26

Learn how to implement better business strategies for cost control, risk reduction and improved business value in the IT asset lifecycle with this comprehensive IT Asset Management certification.

€165 off for members

POINTS

31.5

  ICS Building

Mar
30

Be confident that your organisation’s policies and procedures are legally compliant with data protection legislation by completing Ireland’s first certified data protection practitioner programme.

€198 off for members

POINTS

31.5

  Maldron Hotel, Sandy Road, Galway

Apr
22

GDPR comes with a requirement for organizations to take a risk based approach when processing personal data. This is particularly relevant where data processing can pose a high risk to the fundamental rights and freedoms of individuals. A risk based approach is defined as a process that facilitates the identification of privacy related risks and subsequently allows for development of strategies to mitigate the impact of such risks.

€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  Clayton Hotel, Silver Springs, Tivoli, Cork

Apr
23

Data Breaches are an increasingly common occurrence in today’s technologically driven world. News of enterprise level data breaches continues to grace news headlines daily. GDPR imposes notification obligation on organizations, failure of which can incur sanctions as well as effective, proportionate and dissuasive fines. An organization may get over and eventually forget a data breach occurrence, those who have been affected by the breach do not.

€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  Clayton Hotel, Silver Springs, Tivoli, Cork

Apr
29

With the rapid growth in data storage solutions, many organisations no longer see data retention as a high-cost item. The temptation to retain all things data is so strong and with greater access to technology due to reduced costs, perpetual retention of both manual and electronic data may be perceived as convenient and not necessarily expedient as it involves “a lot work”. But with this comes increased exposure to the risk of data loss, unauthorised access, and ultimately, reputational damage. Retaining data indefinitely without a legal basis or justification can constitute an infringement under GDPR can attract fines.

Book now! only 5 spots available
€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  ICS Building

Apr
30

GDPR comes packaged with requirements that encourage accountability and governance for the protection of personal data for organizations involved in the processing of such. Accountability is now an important and explicit requirement under GDPR. Simply put, accountability requires that organisations process personal data lawfully and accurately in a transparent manner. There must be one or more legitimate reasons why personal data is effectively processed and where appropriate, minimally retained.

€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  ICS Building

May
18

Audits are used to identify any issues of concern about the way the organisation deals with personal data and to recommend solutions. Under GDPR, organizations now have an obligation to audit their data processing activities. A data controller or processor’s ability to conduct its own data protection audit is an invaluable skill to have when ensuring compliance obligation under GDPR.

€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  Clayton Hotel, Silver Springs, Tivoli, Cork

May
18

Transparent licensing is important for every organisation. This course combines software asset management (SAM) with IT service management best practices. This will help an organisation to implement software asset management lifecycle processes and showing how IT Service Management can support SAM lifecycle to create transparent licensing.

€219 off for members

POINTS

31.5

  ICS Building

May
19

Data Protection by Design is an approach to system design which takes privacy into account throughout the whole service, product or systems design process. Protection of personal data should not be retrofitted or seen as an afterthought but instead be seen as integral to systems development. Before the first line of code is written, as a data controller you should ask the following question should be asked;


1. What does the use of personal data mean for the customer?

2. What  risks will the use of personal data pose to the fundamental rights of individuals?

3. Are the necessary technological measures in place to safeguard processing of personal data?

€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  Clayton Hotel, Silver Springs, Tivoli, Cork

May
20

This two-day introductory course to SQL using SQL Server 2012 and MySQL 5.0 is aimed at those who are expected to develop and support the databases behind web services or internal business processes. At the end of the course, learners will have acquired the essential skills required to create and query databases.

€75 off for members

POINTS

21

  ICS Building

Jun
09

Be confident that your organisation’s policies and procedures are legally compliant with data protection legislation by completing Ireland’s first certified data protection practitioner programme.

€198 off for members

POINTS

31.5

  Clayton Hotel, Silver Springs, Tivoli, Cork

Jun
17

Gain valuable insight into the EU General Data Protection Regulations from multiple perspectives with our comprehensive Advanced Data Protection suite leading to full certification through the ICS European Certified Data Protection Officer Programme (ECDPO).

€330 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  ICS Building

Jun
17

Prepare your organisation for the changes under the new EU General Data Protection Regulation with this advanced data protection training course. Learn how to facilitate, accommodate and implement the new requirements before their enforcement in 2018.


€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  ICS Building

Jun
18

Individuals have been conferred with specific rights under GDPR. Known as rights of the data subject, these rights include an individual’s ability to establish the existence of all personal information held about him or her by an organisation as well as the right to make a copy of such information available on request. This is known as a Subject Access Request (SAR) procedure. GDPR introduces new SAR requirements which can prove costly for organizations if ignored.

€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  ICS Building

Jun
25

With the rapid growth in data storage solutions, many organisations no longer see data retention as a high-cost item. The temptation to retain all things data is so strong and with greater access to technology due to reduced costs, perpetual retention of both manual and electronic data may be perceived as convenient and not necessarily expedient as it involves “a lot work”. But with this comes increased exposure to the risk of data loss, unauthorised access, and ultimately, reputational damage. Retaining data indefinitely without a legal basis or justification can constitute an infringement under GDPR can attract fines.

€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  Clayton Hotel, Silver Springs, Tivoli, Cork

Jun
26

GDPR comes packaged with requirements that encourage accountability and governance for the protection of personal data for organizations involved in the processing of such. Accountability is now an important and explicit requirement under GDPR. Simply put, accountability requires that organisations process personal data lawfully and accurately in a transparent manner. There must be one or more legitimate reasons why personal data is effectively processed and where appropriate, minimally retained.

€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  Clayton Hotel, Silver Springs, Tivoli, Cork

Jul
15

GDPR comes with a requirement for organizations to take a risk based approach when processing personal data. This is particularly relevant where data processing can pose a high risk to the fundamental rights and freedoms of individuals. A risk based approach is defined as a process that facilitates the identification of privacy related risks and subsequently allows for development of strategies to mitigate the impact of such risks.

€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  ICS Building

Jul
16

Data Breaches are an increasingly common occurrence in today’s technologically driven world. News of enterprise level data breaches continues to grace news headlines daily. GDPR imposes notification obligation on organizations, failure of which can incur sanctions as well as effective, proportionate and dissuasive fines. An organization may get over and eventually forget a data breach occurrence, those who have been affected by the breach do not.

€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  ICS Building

Aug
12

Audits are used to identify any issues of concern about the way the organisation deals with personal data and to recommend solutions. Under GDPR, organizations now have an obligation to audit their data processing activities. A data controller or processor’s ability to conduct its own data protection audit is an invaluable skill to have when ensuring compliance obligation under GDPR.

€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  ICS Building

Aug
13

Data Protection by Design is an approach to system design which takes privacy into account throughout the whole service, product or systems design process. Protection of personal data should not be retrofitted or seen as an afterthought but instead be seen as integral to systems development. Before the first line of code is written, as a data controller you should ask the following question should be asked;


1. What does the use of personal data mean for the customer?

2. What  risks will the use of personal data pose to the fundamental rights of individuals?

3. Are the necessary technological measures in place to safeguard processing of personal data?

€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  ICS Building

Sep
16

With the rapid growth in data storage solutions, many organisations no longer see data retention as a high-cost item. The temptation to retain all things data is so strong and with greater access to technology due to reduced costs, perpetual retention of both manual and electronic data may be perceived as convenient and not necessarily expedient as it involves “a lot work”. But with this comes increased exposure to the risk of data loss, unauthorised access, and ultimately, reputational damage. Retaining data indefinitely without a legal basis or justification can constitute an infringement under GDPR can attract fines.

€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  ICS Building

Sep
17

GDPR comes packaged with requirements that encourage accountability and governance for the protection of personal data for organizations involved in the processing of such. Accountability is now an important and explicit requirement under GDPR. Simply put, accountability requires that organisations process personal data lawfully and accurately in a transparent manner. There must be one or more legitimate reasons why personal data is effectively processed and where appropriate, minimally retained.

€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  ICS Building

Mar
05

By automating test activities, practicing continuous integration and putting processes in place to provide quick feedback, DevOps enables continuous delivery of features and improvements aligned with business objectives. 

But how can you be confident that the code you release will perform as required by the business?

We will talk about shifting left and enabling continuous integration with performance in mind. 

We will share a case study of this methodology for one of Europe’s biggest airlines.

Come to this talk to find out more!”

Free for members

POINTS

1.5

  ICS Building

Mar
10

Developing an appropriate cyber strategy is vital for every business. Ensuring that the cyber strategy is aligned with and supports the business strategy is an imperative for every board. Staying informed with appropriate metrics and being empowered to make risk based decisions is all part of cyber governance and oversight.

POINTS

2

  ICS Building

Mar
12

We are pleased to announce our first ITAM End-User Networking Event for 2020.

It will be on 27 February, 6pm-8pm,  at the ICS Office 87-89 Pembroke Rd, Ballsbridge, Dublin.

Free for members

POINTS

4.5

  ICS Building

Mar
27

Using industry case studies and examining specific IoT devices, this talk will discuss the enormous privacy issues that stem from this rapidly emerging sector and ask: ‘Can we have meaningful privacy in a world where even the home (the last bastion of privacy) is becoming inundated with devices that track our every move?’

Free for members

POINTS

1.5

  ICS Building

Mar
30


The Irish Computer Society is proud to celebrate IT Professionals' Day, a day dedicated to marking the role and contribution of IT Professionals in advancing business and society.

Free for members

  Dublin

Apr
17

There is a lack of effective, usable frameworks available to PDP professionals. In steps IT-CMF from IVI at Maynooth University. Find out more in this webinar.

Free for members

POINTS

1.5

  Online

Jun
12

The IT Architects Conference is set to take place on the 12th of June 2020 at Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Dublin 8. 

POINTS

10.5

  Radisson Blu Royal Hotel

Mar
05

An ICS Skills exam session offers candidates the opportunity to sit an online exam from the following list:

  • ECDL Core Level modules (available in Office 2007, 2010 and 2013)
  • ECDL Advanced Level modules (available in Office 2007, 2010 and 2013...
Book now! only 5 spots available
Free for members

  ICS Building

Mar
05

An ICS Skills exam session offers candidates the opportunity to sit an online exam from the following list:

  • ECDL Core Level modules (available in Office 2007, 2010 and 2013)
  • ECDL Advanced Level modules (available in Office 2007, 2010 and 2013...
Free for members

  ICS Building

Mar
10

Iasa's Architect Core training provides an introduction to the tools, information, skills and terminology required to succeed as a professional architect.

This course is designed to give you and your team all of the tools you need to lift architecture from a ‘documentation’process to a true business capability. All IT architects will benefit from the concepts presented in this course.


€275 off for members

POINTS

42

  ICS Building

Mar
10

Gain valuable insight into the EU General Data Protection Regulations from multiple perspectives with our comprehensive Advanced Data Protection suite leading to full certification through the ICS European Certified Data Protection Officer Programme (ECDPO).

€330 off for members

POINTS

94.5

  Clayton Hotel, Silver Springs, Tivoli, Cork

Mar
10

Prepare your organisation for the changes under the new EU General Data Protection Regulation with this advanced data protection training course. Learn how to facilitate, accommodate and implement the new requirements before their enforcement in 2018.


€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  Clayton Hotel, Silver Springs, Tivoli, Cork

Mar
11

Become an inspirational, influential and effective leader, and discover how to empower and motivate your team to achieve exceptional results. In addition, the powerful individual executive coaching sessions will help you to identify your key strengths and build on them, become aware of and improve developmental areas.

€220 off for members

POINTS

42

  ICS Building

Mar
11

Individuals have been conferred with specific rights under GDPR. Known as rights of the data subject, these rights include an individual’s ability to establish the existence of all personal information held about him or her by an organisation as well as the right to make a copy of such information available on request. This is known as a Subject Access Request (SAR) procedure. GDPR introduces new SAR requirements which can prove costly for organizations if ignored.

€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  Clayton Hotel, Silver Springs, Tivoli, Cork

Mar
23

Audits are used to identify any issues of concern about the way the organisation deals with personal data and to recommend solutions. Under GDPR, organizations now have an obligation to audit their data processing activities. A data controller or processor’s ability to conduct its own data protection audit is an invaluable skill to have when ensuring compliance obligation under GDPR.

Book now! only 4 spots available
€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  ICS Building

Mar
24

Data Protection by Design is an approach to system design which takes privacy into account throughout the whole service, product or systems design process. Protection of personal data should not be retrofitted or seen as an afterthought but instead be seen as integral to systems development. Before the first line of code is written, as a data controller you should ask the following question should be asked;


1. What does the use of personal data mean for the customer?

2. What  risks will the use of personal data pose to the fundamental rights of individuals?

3. Are the necessary technological measures in place to safeguard processing of personal data?

Book now! only 5 spots available
€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  ICS Building

Mar
25

Be confident that your organisation’s policies and procedures are legally compliant with data protection legislation by completing Ireland’s first certified data protection practitioner programme.

€198 off for members

POINTS

31.5

  ICS Building

Mar
26

Learn how to implement better business strategies for cost control, risk reduction and improved business value in the IT asset lifecycle with this comprehensive IT Asset Management certification.

€165 off for members

POINTS

31.5

  ICS Building

Mar
30

Be confident that your organisation’s policies and procedures are legally compliant with data protection legislation by completing Ireland’s first certified data protection practitioner programme.

€198 off for members

POINTS

31.5

  Maldron Hotel, Sandy Road, Galway

Apr
22

GDPR comes with a requirement for organizations to take a risk based approach when processing personal data. This is particularly relevant where data processing can pose a high risk to the fundamental rights and freedoms of individuals. A risk based approach is defined as a process that facilitates the identification of privacy related risks and subsequently allows for development of strategies to mitigate the impact of such risks.

€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  Clayton Hotel, Silver Springs, Tivoli, Cork

Apr
23

Data Breaches are an increasingly common occurrence in today’s technologically driven world. News of enterprise level data breaches continues to grace news headlines daily. GDPR imposes notification obligation on organizations, failure of which can incur sanctions as well as effective, proportionate and dissuasive fines. An organization may get over and eventually forget a data breach occurrence, those who have been affected by the breach do not.

€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  Clayton Hotel, Silver Springs, Tivoli, Cork

Apr
29

With the rapid growth in data storage solutions, many organisations no longer see data retention as a high-cost item. The temptation to retain all things data is so strong and with greater access to technology due to reduced costs, perpetual retention of both manual and electronic data may be perceived as convenient and not necessarily expedient as it involves “a lot work”. But with this comes increased exposure to the risk of data loss, unauthorised access, and ultimately, reputational damage. Retaining data indefinitely without a legal basis or justification can constitute an infringement under GDPR can attract fines.

Book now! only 5 spots available
€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  ICS Building

Apr
30

GDPR comes packaged with requirements that encourage accountability and governance for the protection of personal data for organizations involved in the processing of such. Accountability is now an important and explicit requirement under GDPR. Simply put, accountability requires that organisations process personal data lawfully and accurately in a transparent manner. There must be one or more legitimate reasons why personal data is effectively processed and where appropriate, minimally retained.

€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  ICS Building

May
18

Audits are used to identify any issues of concern about the way the organisation deals with personal data and to recommend solutions. Under GDPR, organizations now have an obligation to audit their data processing activities. A data controller or processor’s ability to conduct its own data protection audit is an invaluable skill to have when ensuring compliance obligation under GDPR.

€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  Clayton Hotel, Silver Springs, Tivoli, Cork

May
18

Transparent licensing is important for every organisation. This course combines software asset management (SAM) with IT service management best practices. This will help an organisation to implement software asset management lifecycle processes and showing how IT Service Management can support SAM lifecycle to create transparent licensing.

€219 off for members

POINTS

31.5

  ICS Building

May
19

Data Protection by Design is an approach to system design which takes privacy into account throughout the whole service, product or systems design process. Protection of personal data should not be retrofitted or seen as an afterthought but instead be seen as integral to systems development. Before the first line of code is written, as a data controller you should ask the following question should be asked;


1. What does the use of personal data mean for the customer?

2. What  risks will the use of personal data pose to the fundamental rights of individuals?

3. Are the necessary technological measures in place to safeguard processing of personal data?

€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  Clayton Hotel, Silver Springs, Tivoli, Cork

May
20

This two-day introductory course to SQL using SQL Server 2012 and MySQL 5.0 is aimed at those who are expected to develop and support the databases behind web services or internal business processes. At the end of the course, learners will have acquired the essential skills required to create and query databases.

€75 off for members

POINTS

21

  ICS Building

Jun
09

Be confident that your organisation’s policies and procedures are legally compliant with data protection legislation by completing Ireland’s first certified data protection practitioner programme.

€198 off for members

POINTS

31.5

  Clayton Hotel, Silver Springs, Tivoli, Cork

Jun
17

Gain valuable insight into the EU General Data Protection Regulations from multiple perspectives with our comprehensive Advanced Data Protection suite leading to full certification through the ICS European Certified Data Protection Officer Programme (ECDPO).

€330 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  ICS Building

Jun
17

Prepare your organisation for the changes under the new EU General Data Protection Regulation with this advanced data protection training course. Learn how to facilitate, accommodate and implement the new requirements before their enforcement in 2018.


€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  ICS Building

Jun
18

Individuals have been conferred with specific rights under GDPR. Known as rights of the data subject, these rights include an individual’s ability to establish the existence of all personal information held about him or her by an organisation as well as the right to make a copy of such information available on request. This is known as a Subject Access Request (SAR) procedure. GDPR introduces new SAR requirements which can prove costly for organizations if ignored.

€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  ICS Building

Jun
25

With the rapid growth in data storage solutions, many organisations no longer see data retention as a high-cost item. The temptation to retain all things data is so strong and with greater access to technology due to reduced costs, perpetual retention of both manual and electronic data may be perceived as convenient and not necessarily expedient as it involves “a lot work”. But with this comes increased exposure to the risk of data loss, unauthorised access, and ultimately, reputational damage. Retaining data indefinitely without a legal basis or justification can constitute an infringement under GDPR can attract fines.

€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  Clayton Hotel, Silver Springs, Tivoli, Cork

Jun
26

GDPR comes packaged with requirements that encourage accountability and governance for the protection of personal data for organizations involved in the processing of such. Accountability is now an important and explicit requirement under GDPR. Simply put, accountability requires that organisations process personal data lawfully and accurately in a transparent manner. There must be one or more legitimate reasons why personal data is effectively processed and where appropriate, minimally retained.

€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  Clayton Hotel, Silver Springs, Tivoli, Cork

Jul
15

GDPR comes with a requirement for organizations to take a risk based approach when processing personal data. This is particularly relevant where data processing can pose a high risk to the fundamental rights and freedoms of individuals. A risk based approach is defined as a process that facilitates the identification of privacy related risks and subsequently allows for development of strategies to mitigate the impact of such risks.

€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  ICS Building

Jul
16

Data Breaches are an increasingly common occurrence in today’s technologically driven world. News of enterprise level data breaches continues to grace news headlines daily. GDPR imposes notification obligation on organizations, failure of which can incur sanctions as well as effective, proportionate and dissuasive fines. An organization may get over and eventually forget a data breach occurrence, those who have been affected by the breach do not.

€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  ICS Building

Aug
12

Audits are used to identify any issues of concern about the way the organisation deals with personal data and to recommend solutions. Under GDPR, organizations now have an obligation to audit their data processing activities. A data controller or processor’s ability to conduct its own data protection audit is an invaluable skill to have when ensuring compliance obligation under GDPR.

€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  ICS Building

Aug
13

Data Protection by Design is an approach to system design which takes privacy into account throughout the whole service, product or systems design process. Protection of personal data should not be retrofitted or seen as an afterthought but instead be seen as integral to systems development. Before the first line of code is written, as a data controller you should ask the following question should be asked;


1. What does the use of personal data mean for the customer?

2. What  risks will the use of personal data pose to the fundamental rights of individuals?

3. Are the necessary technological measures in place to safeguard processing of personal data?

€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  ICS Building

Sep
16

With the rapid growth in data storage solutions, many organisations no longer see data retention as a high-cost item. The temptation to retain all things data is so strong and with greater access to technology due to reduced costs, perpetual retention of both manual and electronic data may be perceived as convenient and not necessarily expedient as it involves “a lot work”. But with this comes increased exposure to the risk of data loss, unauthorised access, and ultimately, reputational damage. Retaining data indefinitely without a legal basis or justification can constitute an infringement under GDPR can attract fines.

€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  ICS Building

Sep
17

GDPR comes packaged with requirements that encourage accountability and governance for the protection of personal data for organizations involved in the processing of such. Accountability is now an important and explicit requirement under GDPR. Simply put, accountability requires that organisations process personal data lawfully and accurately in a transparent manner. There must be one or more legitimate reasons why personal data is effectively processed and where appropriate, minimally retained.

€87 off for members

POINTS

10.5

  ICS Building