PSNI data breach ‘mirrors Snowden leaks in terms of possible impact’
Data security expert warns of the ‘stupidity’ of using unencrypted Excel spreadsheets to store sensitive details
The impact of the PSNI data breach could be as big as that from the leaking of classified information by Edward Snowden a decade ago, according to a leading data security expert.
Ronan Murphy, founder and chief executive of GetVisibility, a Cork-based company, warned that the fallout from the incident could be felt for many years.
“This is arguably one of the more serious cyber breaches that has ever happened. In fact, I’d say the ...