Ransomware: how big is the threat to Irish companies?


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The true scale of the ransomware attack on the HSE by the cybercriminals known as Wizard Spider is not yet clear, but the task of rebuilding the executive's computer systems is likely to take weeks. In today's podcast, Ciarán talks to Conor Scolard, technical director of Ekco Ireland, about how exposed Irish companies are to such attacks and what can be done to militate against them. Also in this episode, The Irish Times technology reporter Ciara O'Brien has the latest on the HSE cyberattack.


Inside Business with Ciaran Hancock

A weekly look at business and economics from an Irish perspective hosted by Irish Times Business Editor Ciarán Hancock.

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