The Irish Data Protection Commission determined the State Examinations Commission acted properly following a data breach last August, TheJournal.ie reports. The SEC’s fees department accidentally sent an email to several individuals regarding applications for a medical card exemption from exam fees. No personal or financial information was exposed in the incident; however, the SEC formally notified the DPC within 72 hours. The SEC told the agency it would contact all the individuals affected by the breach. “The DPC is satisfied that mitigating measures were put in place and the issue was addressed,” a DPC spokeswoman said.
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