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Ibec calls for response to cyber attacks

Ibec calls for response to cyber attacks
May 18
09:00 2017

Commenting on last weekend’s unprecedented international cyber attacks, Ibec’s Head of Digital Policy, Erik O’Donovan said: “While Ireland appears to have been spared so far in the wave of cyber attacks currently affecting many countries, Ibec is liaising with the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment to monitor the situation for Irish businesses.

“We advise extra vigilance regarding cyber security on the part of all organisations and their employees.

“Safeguarding the resilience of our digital infrastructure and economy is a key priority for business. Ibec has previously called for adequate resourcing of the National Cyber Security Centre and the implementation of a cyber security programme. Government provided extra funding in this regard to the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment in Budget 2017 and in view of the increased threat we call for this funding to be increased significantly further. Adequate cyber security infrastructure is of critical importance to all companies in Ireland and is a major consideration in securing inward investment. The business sector invests heavily in cyber security and it is essential that the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment has adequate resources to address the related policy issues including the implementation of the Directive on Security of Network and Information Systems.”

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