Tuesday September 22, 2020

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

16th May, 2015
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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