Gaynor faces criminal charges in relation to alleged breaches of data protection legislation; this is the first such criminal prosecution in the state.
"Mr Gaynor faces three charges of illegally accessing personal information held by An Garda Síochána and of disclosing it without authority, under the provisions of section 22 (1) of the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003."Reportedly, the breaches occurred between May and October 2013 but it's unclear how the breaches were discovered. Organizations seeking proactive data breach detection can utilize low-cost on-demand SaaS analytics services.
- Irish Times
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