Tuesday, 5 November 2019

Questions (109)

Alan Kelly

Question:

109. Deputy Alan Kelly asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade his plans to protect his Department in the event of a malware attack or security risks as a result of the failure to upgrade computers from an operating system (details supplied) in his Department and the agencies under his remit; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44744/19]

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Written answers (Question to Foreign)

My Department deploys a comprehensive Security Incident and Event Management system along with a robust incident response plan to deal with malware incidents, regardless of operating system. The Department also works closely with the National Cyber Security Centre to identify and understand risks and to inform effective mitigation.