Wednesday February 26, 2020

IT Security: It always pays to makeITsecure

The government's makeITsecure campaign aims to inform people and companies of the daily threat to their IT systems, writes Dave Boland.

23rd June, 2012
Pat Rabbitte, Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, with twins Sam and Finn Gallagher and Isla Kelly age 7 from Laytown at the launch of the makeITsecure campaign at the Digital Depot in Dublin. Photo: Maxwells

Most people will look both ways when crossing the road, as it has been drilled into us since we could walk, but most importantly because it's just common sense. However, many of us will still rush blithely across the information superhighway heedless of the well-publicised and oft-repeated risks to our online safety.

The internet is full of some very obvious dangers, especially to children. Most responsible parents will take at least some interest in their...

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