Irish Civil Servants Suffer Privacy Breach after Email Blunder

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Phil Muncaster

The Irish civil service is the latest public sector organization to suffer a damaging insider data breach, after sensitive personal information on over 300 government employees was accidentally emailed to other departments.
The incident, reported to the local Data Protection Commissioner last month, occurred at Irish HR and pension administrator, PeoplePoint, according to the Irish Times.
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