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ICT Security: The growth in digital access opens the door to hackers

16th May, 2015
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John Ryan, chief executive of Zinopy

Cyber criminals are not what they used to be. Where once they engaged in the one-off hacking of high-profile websites for bragging rights or notoriety, they are now highly organised and have huge supporting networks behind them.

In a 2014 report, Grant Thornton estimated that cybercrime was costing the Irish economy about €400 million a year.

According to John Ryan, chief executive of IT security firm Zinopy, there is still a lingering mentality of “it won’t...

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