Government agrees to step up security on privately owned sub-sea internet cables
Increased surveillance following Nord Stream 1 leak will involve greater air and naval patrols and the use of submersible drone technology
The state will provide security and surveillance for privately owned sub-sea internet cables in Ireland following the suspected attack on the Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline into Germany.
Ossian Smyth, Minister of State with responsibility for communications, said the Department of Environment, the Department of Defence and several private companies who own the cables met in the aftermath of the Nord Stream 1 leak two weeks ago. At the meeting, the government agreed to provide ...