The number of Garda working on detecting cybercriminals has decreased to just 29 officers. The number has decreased despite the huge increase in Cybercrime activity in the country over the last 5 years
Cybercrime up 19% (and that’s only the stuff that’s been reported)
A recent PWC Irish economic crime survey found that 44% of organisations in Ireland had suffered an attack in the past two years. The figure stood at a (still impressive) 25% in 2012.
In just a few clicks, lives can be ruined and businesses destroyed.
Of those affected by cybercrime in Ireland, nearly one in five incurred losses of between €92,000 and €4.6 million.
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