Data watchdog contacts Central Bank over credit union breach

DPC examining accidental release of the names and addresses of senior credit union officials by the Central Bank

9th September, 2021
Data watchdog contacts Central Bank over credit union breach
The Data Protection Commission (DPC) has now engaged with the Central Bank over the credit union breach, which was reported to the DPC in May

The state’s data watchdog has contacted the Central Bank after it accidentally disclosed the names and addresses of credit union officials to a third party.

The regulator wrote to around 50 credit unions in June informing them of the data breach, prompting concern among some members and an apology from the bank.

The Data Protection Commission (DPC) has now engaged with the bank over the breach, which was reported to the DPC in May,...

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