Government urged to increase funding for cyber security protection

The calls come in light of a major global hacking attack

A small HSE funded healthcare facility in Wexford has been impacted by the ransomware - however it's not connected to the health authority's network.

The HSE is working to secure thousands of its devices which could take a number of days while the Government says efforts are continuing to ensure that services across the public sector remain unaffected.

Erik O'Donovan is Head of Digital Policy with IBEC - is urging Irish companies to remain vigilant.

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