The primary state body has a budget of €4m.
A Midlands TD wants to front load the implementation of a cyber security strategy outlined in the programme for government.
Cathal Berry says the presence of a large number of multi-national's makes Ireland particularly vulnerable to electronic attacks.
The primary state body with responsibility for cyber security in Ireland has just 24 staff and a budget of €4m.
The Kildare-South deputy says we need only look at an attack on Australia to know it's time to take action: