A fifth of Irish businesses have been the target of online ransom demands in the past year while more than half of top IT professionals don’t believe their firms understand their own security systems, according to a survey by a leading cybersecurity firm.
SINGER PAUL CLEARY doesn’t have butterflies — yet. But he will. “I’m not a confident performer,” say Cleary, frontman of iconic Dublin post-punk trio, The Blades. “The 20 minutes before I go on are particularly nerve-wracking. You can’t function properly. You are sitting in the dressing room, not talking. You just want to get out there, on stage.”