Tackling international cyber hackers is tough

Businesses need to observe the actions of hackers in order to effectively respond to attacks, writes Emmet Ryan.

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
25th May, 2014
John McClurg , Dell's global vice-president of security. Picture: Liam Burke/Press22

Irish businesses can learn from the US government's decision to charge five Chinese hackers, according to Dell's global vice president of security.

John McClurg told The Sunday Business Post that state-sponsored cyber attacks have forced businesses to work together to combat threats.

''Sharing information and early warning systems have matured. When that gets up and running effectively, it can be a good way for governments to share early warnings about compromises and for other businesses...

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