February 08, 2008
Fine Gael is calling on the Government to beef up its computer security
systems following revelations that 80 departmental laptops have been
lost or stolen in the past five years.
Reports this morning say 12 laptops have been stolen from the Department
of the Environment, while five have been taken from the Department of
Social and Family Affairs.
Two were stolen from the Taoiseach's office last year and number of
government-controlled websites have also fallen victim to hackers in
Fine Gael's Damian English says that, while the Government is not
directly to blame, it has to take some steps to prevent more security
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