European Data Protection Digest

Researchers Hope Regulations Bring Project-Backing

DATA PROTECTION—EU

April 6, 2012

The Irish Times reports on a research group planning to capitalise on the heightened focus on data privacy in Europe. The Waterford Institute of Technology's Telecommunications Software and Systems Group (TSSG) hopes to gain EU backing for projects on breaches and network attacks as well as on helping organisations comply with privacy regulations, the report states. Based on proposals in the draft regulations on data protection, the projects would, for example, allow for more secure information sharing among government bodies and within the cloud environment. The new regulations are going to "set the blueprint for communications, and we are going to need technological solutions for technological problems," said a TSSG spokesman.
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