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What could the HSE have done to protect itself from the cyberattack?

May 25, 2021
HSE cyber attack & network security

As part of Pádraig Hoare’s piece on what the HSE could have done to protect itself from the cyberattack, our Chairman Shemas Eivers spoke to the Irish Examiner about the simple measures every firm can and should take to protect themselves as much as possible from Cyber Attacks. He discusses the 4 Ps of Plan, Protect, People, and Prevention that we use at Client Solutions in order to protect and insulate ourselves from such attacks.

The HSE was victim of a devastating ransomware cybercrime last week. What could it have done to protect itself from this growing worldwide threat, asks Pádraig Hoare.

He is not exactly the paragon of forward thinking or planning, considering his central role in the disastrous invasion of Iraq by US and UK forces in 2003, but Donald Rumsfeld’s befuddling musings at the Pentagon have become unwittingly prescient in the years since.

“There are known knowns. There are things we know that we know. There are known unknowns. That is to say, there are things that we now know we don’t know. But there are also unknown unknowns. There are things we do not know we don’t know,” the notorious former secretary of defense told the world in 2002.

Read the full article on the Irish Examiner here

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