Thursday, 11 July 2019

Questions (693)

Jack Chambers

Question:

693. Deputy Jack Chambers asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the cybersecurity protocols under the remit of his Department; if it has had a cybersecurity breach in the past 12 months; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30579/19]

View answer

Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

My Department has invested considerable resources to protect the information that it needs to support the wide range of activities that it carries out and has experienced and trained staff dedicated to the prevention/detection of and the response to any cybersecurity threats.

My Department’s computer systems are independently certified to meet the ISO 27001:2013 Information Security Standard. There have been no cybersecurity breaches in the last 12 months.