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IT security and the big bad internet world

27th November, 2016
Angela Madden, managing director of Rits Information Security

In a week that saw Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan heavily criticised for using a private email account for official correspondence, it’s interesting to note that IT security experts say this kind of behaviour is relatively common.

It appears that the reason O’Sullivan occasionally used a Gmail account for official business is to do with limitations on the Garda email system around file size and storage. In short,...

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