Major Irish utility networks vulnerable to cyber attacks set to have security increased

Our water supplies, electricity and gas grids and phone networks are all vulnerable to cyber-attacks from tech-terrorists and are about to have their security beefed-up.

That is because all of our utilities and essential State services are in some way or another reliant on digital technology, which in turn makes them vulnerable to digital attack.

Minister Denis Naughten has now introduced new measures that will toughen up our vital national services from the growing threats of cyber-crime.


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Source: Irish Mirror.