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Data security fears mounting over rising cyber crime risk

Irish businesses are facing a rising threat from cyber crime and data breaches, according to one of the country’s top law firms.

1st March, 2015

Oisin Tobin, a senior associate at Mason Hayes and Curran, and an expert in technology law, said that given that companies are recording and holding more and more personal data from customers, there is a greater onus on them to properly protect it.

“It is an increasing issue for a lot of companies,” said Tobin. “This is largely because the data that companies hold is becoming a core business asset. As data is now a...

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