Sligo consultant says new data laws are timely

A leading consultant in Data Protection says the new laws being introduced in May to protect people’s information are timely.

Martin O Dwyer from Data Lex Consultancy, a Data Protection and privacy law firm based in Sligo is one of the guest speakers at a special conference on the new GDPR regulations today.

New stricter laws that could result in businesses being fined if they don’t take enough measures to protect employee and company information come into effect on the 25th of May.

Speaking on Ocean FM’s Up and Running Business programme, Mr. O’Dwyer said the move is a ‘natural progression’ of the law considering the amount of information out there today:

John Reilly Head of Enterprise at the Sligo Local Enterprise Office which has organised today’s conference at the Glasshouse Hotel says the new laws will impact all businesses: