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CEDPO side event at the ICDPPC in Brussels on 25 October

CEDPO is organising a side event at the 40th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners on 25 October in Brussels.This side event, entitled "DPOs: Navigators for implementing the GDPR", will cover different aspects of the DPO's role in the GDPR, from being entrusted with a strategic role for the implementation of legal requirements, to hands-on activities such as designing a compliance programme ...

  Tuesday, October 16th


IASA Conference 2018 - Agenda now available

We've announced the conference agenda for Iasa conference on 21 September, so have a look at our world-class speakers and book soon to avail of the early bird rate.

   Friday, August 10th


ePrivacy Regulation & GDPR

While organisations are only acclimatising to the impacts of GDPR, a new set of regulations focussing on ensuring individual privacy with regard to electronic communications are on the way in the form of the ePrivacy Regulation (ePR).  As the ePrivacy Regulation governs the specific handling of an individual's data with regards to electronic communications, it could override GDPR in some cases.What is the ...

  Thursday, August 2nd


€20,000 Privacy by Design Contest

The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) has launched the EDPS-IPEN Privacy by Design contest for mobile Health (mHealth) applications. The initiative aims to promote privacy engineering through the demonstration of a mHealth application implementing the “privacy by design and by default” principles, in order to create best practices that may constitute a reference for privacy-friendly development of mobile apps. The challenge to solve The ...

   Friday, July 13th


Bridging the gap between Finance & IT

Finance For IT Professionals Tutor Comac Lucey

Interdepartmental collaboration is becoming more common in the digital era, with project teams often coming from several departments. However, problems still arise as each department makes its case. Let's take the example of a new piece of internal software. For someone working in IT, the objectives will be mainly related to programming and design. Once compiled, they will then approach the finance team, who ...

  Thursday, June 21st


CEPIS Calls for Best Practice Framework for National Cybersecurity Strategies

CEPIS’ Legal and Security Issues Special Interest Network (LSI SIN) has published a new paper, Best Practices for a Journey Towards Secure Cyberspace, which evaluates the approach of different National Cybersecurity Strategies (NCSS) within the EU.The paper calls for a common European evaluation framework to help ensure a long-term strategy for reducing risks to cybersecurity between EU Member States.By comparing a selection ...

   Thursday, June 21st


European Commission - Press release EU budget: Commission proposes €9.2 billion investment in first ever digital programme

The European Commission is today proposing to create the first ever Digital Europe programme and invest €9.2 billion to align the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027 with increasing digital challenges. With the Digital Single Market strategy we have established a regulatory framework that is fit for the digital age. This needs to be matched with equally ambitious funding and investments in the Digital Europe programme ...

   Thursday, June 21st


EU budget for the future

Digital Single Market

The EU has announced over €120 billion in funding to support Digital Transformation and Research & Innovation. Digital TransformationDigital transformation holds the key to unlocking future growth in Europe. Through dedicated programmes and targeted financial support, the future long-term budget of the EU will help to bridge the EU’s digital investment gap, including in remote and rural areas. It will tackle digital challenges, from artificial ...

  Wednesday, May 30th


ICS Deputy CEO at the European Skills Conference

ICS Deputy CEO, Mary Cleary will speak on IT Professionalism at the European Skills Conference on "Digital Transformation and IT Professionalism".Taking place on 15 November 2018 from 9.30 – 16.00 hrs, in the Thon EU Hotel, Rue de la Loi 75, Brussels, Belgium the conference aims to contribute to the success of the EU Skills Agenda and to increase Europe's digital talent pool and the digital capabilities of enterprises. ...

   Monday, October 1st


ICS welcomes new Fellow Anne Cullen

ICS welcomes Anne Cullen, Vice President, Client Project Delivery - Omnipay as a new Fellow of the Society.Anne joined First Data in 2002 and is responsible for client delivery on the acquiring platform of choice, OmniPay, based in Dublin.Anne has launched many multi-national acquiring clients for First Data, including PayPal and Amazon, and has extensive business knowledge and experience in the payments space.  ...

  Tuesday, October 16th


CEDPO side event at the ICDPPC in Brussels on 25 October

CEDPO is organising a side event at the 40th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners on 25 October in Brussels.This side event, entitled "DPOs: Navigators for implementing the GDPR", will cover different aspects of the DPO's role in the GDPR, from being entrusted with a strategic role for the implementation of legal requirements, to hands-on activities such as designing a compliance programme ...

  Tuesday, October 16th


ICS and SureSkills tackle the ICT skills shortage

SureSkills and the Irish Computer Society have joined as national partners for ICDL Workforce.Technology is changing the workplace at an ever faster pace. Existing jobs are evolving and new ones are appearing. One thing is certain: digital skills are vital in the workforce.Maintaining Ireland’s competitive edge on a global scale and improving the future of education across the country is essential.“...

  Thursday, October 11th


O’ Moore Medal Recipient Announced

The 2018 O' Moore Medal will be awarded to Richard Corbridge, former HSE Chief Information Officer at the Annual Health Informatics Society of Ireland Conference in Croke Park on November 7th.Richard Corbridge was the first Chief Information Officer for the Health Service Executive (HSE)  (2014 to 2017). Some of his successes are the creation of Ireland’s first digital hospital in Cork as well as an ...

  Monday, September 24th


Mike Hinchey Re-Elected as IFIP President

ICS Fellow Mike Hinchey, was re-elected IFIP President for another term at this month’s General Assembly meeting held in conjunction with the IFIP World Computer Congress 2018 in Poznan, Poland.Professor Hinchey, who is a Director at Lero, the Irish Software Research Centre, took over the reins as IFIP President in September 2016 with the goal of raising the profile of IFIP and its many ...

  Monday, October 1st


39% of Irish adults worried about robots replacing their jobs – Lero study

39% of Irish adults are worried about robots or artificial intelligence (AI) replacing their jobs, according to a new survey commissioned by Lero, the SFI Irish Software Research Centre.  And concerns rise to one in two (49%) adults aged between 18 and 34.The survey of 1,038 adults was conducted for Lero by RED C Research in June 2018. Of those worried about their jobs being taken over, 11% believe that ...

  Thursday, September 27th


Research or study in the U.S.: Fulbright Awards now open for applications

The Fulbright Irish Awards provide grants for Irish citizens, and E.U. citizens resident in Ireland for at least three years, to research, study or lecture in the U.S. The application period is open until 6 November 2018.This year there is a new grant available for those who want to do research in the technology field: a new TechImpact Scholar award.Fulbright Irish Student ...

  Tuesday, September 25th