HSE yet to complete report on effectiveness of Covid Tracker App

Some €1.47 million has been spent on the app which was launched 15 months ago

The HSE has said the cyber attack delayed progress on a report on the effectiveness of the Covid Tracker App

The HSE has yet to complete a report on the efficacy of the Covid Tracker App, 15 months after the app was first launched and after €1.47 million was spent on the technology.

Ongoing monitoring of the app’s effectiveness is required by the Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA), the assessment taken to ensure the app posed minimal risk to the public’s data rights.

Digital rights groups have been critical on the lack of information on ...