Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees

Wednesday, 22 September 2021

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport

National Cyber Security Centre Review: Discussion

Photo of Ossian SmythOssian Smyth (Dún Laoghaire, Green Party) | Oireachtas source

In terms of the security incident with the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Deputy Coveney, his phone was encrypted and the security incident was reported to the NCSC. I assure the Senator that the centre took it extremely seriously and as a matter of national security because of his position as Minister for Foreign Affairs. In no regard was this treated as a trivial matter. All of the correct statutory things were done to respond to that incident. That is all I have to say about it.

I will move on to the question about the Graham Dwyer case and the legal implications for intelligence gathering and the rules about-----


No comments

Log in or join to post a public comment.