Irish policy on cybercrime
An Garda Síochána has a crime strategy, as set out in An Garda Síochána Strategy Statement July 2016 –2018. An Garda Síochána Policing Plan 2018 commits to developing cybercrime and cyber security strategies in order to enhance ability to prevent and respond to cybercrime and cyber security incidents. In addition, a new Cybercrime area of responsibility was established within the Crime and Security Directorate of the Department of Justice and Equality in September 2018.The National Cyber Security Strategy 2015-2017 was implemented in full. A new strategy is being developed, overseen by a high level interdepartmental steering group. A public consultation document is expected to be published in Q1 2019.