Philipa Jane Farley

About Philipa Jane Farley

Philipa is the lead consultant and auditor at ProPrivacy.  With clients as far afield as Canada, South Africa, Kenya, Germany, Spain and other such exotic locations, besides Cork and elsewhere in Ireland, Philipa enjoys a broad view of the state of data protection, privacy and cyber security worldwide.  Philipa's passion is manageable data compliance for SMEs. Philipa is a qualified teacher besides holding a computer science (Bachelor of Science in Artificial Intelligence Programming) and electronic and intellectual property law (LLB) qualified. She is trained in constitutional (fundamental) rights litigation and enjoys a good debate. Philipa has over twenty years of experience working in different sized organisations and sectors on operational, governance, risk management and compliance matters. She is an analytical and focused person that enjoys a challenge in the workplace. She loves technology, systems and people and has a passion for showing people how technology can make life easier and better. She understands that the world is driven by data today but privacy is paramount. Responsibly developed AI excites Philipa for the future.
3 04, 2020

We’re on a GDPR mission with Andrea Manning

By |2020-04-03T13:13:33+01:00April 3rd, 2020|Cyber Security for Small Business, GDPR for Small Business, The GDPR Series|

Today on The GDPR Series podcast, our focus is bringing the GDPR back down to earth.  I chat with a rare woman in cyber (and data) who presents her GDPR message to businesses through the lens of real life cyber security issues.  With a very interesting background in the hotel, travel and leisure industry, we are treated to a discussion with somebody who knows all about taking care of masses of far and fast moving data!  Listen to find out more.

20 03, 2020

The (Undiscovered) LinkedIn Data Protection and Privacy Champion with Louise Bunyan of SmartFox

By |2020-03-19T16:29:16+00:00March 20th, 2020|The GDPR Series|

Today on The GDPR Series podcast, we have a bit of a different guest. My challenge to digital marketing consultant and LinkedIn trainer, Louise Bunyan of SmartFox, was to join me in discussing data protection even though she kept insisting it wasn't really in her sphere of influence, so to speak. But I knew from many previous work-related discussions that it most definitely was!

10 03, 2020

A Guide on How to Process Health Data in times of Disease Outbreak

By |2020-03-11T18:34:14+00:00March 10th, 2020|GDPR for Small Business, Privacy and Data Protection|

A cover note for small business and compliance managers to assist with GDPR data protection compliance requirements and steps involved in managing data processing activities based on a legal obligation involving special categories of data in times of disease outbreak on a large scale where public health is of concern.

6 03, 2020

GDPR Management Strategies with Claude Saulnier (in his lovely French accent) of Bizoneo

By |2020-02-22T18:01:17+00:00March 6th, 2020|The GDPR Series|

We all have days where we feel truly overwhelmed with our GDPR compliance obligations.  We've said before, eat the elephant one bite at a time, but how do you decide where to start?  Today on The GDPR Series podcast, our focus is an application (and the creator) that guides you through a logical way to manage your GDPR compliance obligations, and yes, it's mostly about you, smaller businesses.  Listen up for some nuggets that will save you a lot of time and effort, especially when dealing with pressurised and complex data access requests!

28 02, 2020

GDPR, Children’s Data and Moving from Paper to Digital with Steph McSherry of Kinderama

By |2020-02-26T18:41:52+00:00February 28th, 2020|GDPR for Small Business, The GDPR Series|

Today on The GDPR Series podcast, our focus is straight business talk, children's data and moving from paper to digital!  I chat with a creative business owner who deals with most of her data protection compliance tasks herself.  Besides helping me translate data protection compliance language into plain speak,  she shares with us how to just get on and do what needs doing.  This business owner writes her own policies and does her own vendor risk assessments!  Listen to find out more.

21 02, 2020

Do you want to hear some DPO Stories? Anonymised, obviously. Listen on with Stuart Anderson of XpertDPO

By |2020-02-19T19:48:30+00:00February 21st, 2020|The GDPR Series|

Today on The GDPR Series podcast, we talk generally about life as a DPO and a few of the challenges that can arise, particularly independence and having to give the medicine when it's needed!  Our guest today values relationships and lives his motto - your partner for compliance.  Need a DPO or thinking about becoming one?  Listen to find out more.

14 02, 2020

Ransomware, GDPR Data Protection and Cyber Security with Liam Lynch

By |2020-02-27T18:09:54+00:00February 14th, 2020|Cyber Security for Small Business, GDPR for Small Business, The GDPR Series|

Today on The GDPR Series podcast, our focus is ransomware - cyber security AND data protection!  I chat with a well-known on the training circuit and expert cyber guy about the current ransomware landscape and how he got into data protection work. Heads up: he'll be one of our Serity support consultants! 

10 02, 2020

GDPR Data Protection and Privacy Compliant Marketing with Finola Howard

By |2020-02-26T18:41:57+00:00February 10th, 2020|GDPR for Small Business, The GDPR Series|

Today on The GDPR Series podcast, our focus is data protection and privacy compliant marketing.  I chat with an expert marketing strategist about positive, permission-based marketing and how the personal data of your customer is a gift from them to you. 

22 01, 2020

Philipa Jane Farley at Network Dublin Cyber Security & You

By |2020-02-01T19:51:18+00:00January 22nd, 2020|Cyber security and ICT, Media Interviews|

Philipa Jane Farley was delighted to represent Network Ireland as part of a panel discussion hosted by Yousef Hazimee, AIB Cyber Security Practice Manager.  Read more for the event Q&As.