The recent hacking of the HSE’s systems has created a huge problem for our health service at the worst possible time. Misha Glenny’s book, DarkMarket: Cyberthieves, Cybercops and You, educated us about the forces behind such attacks. In the 1990s, he was the brilliant chronicler of the Balkan wars. His book on global organised crime, McMafia, was adapted as a very successful TV series in 2018. He is producer and writer of the BBC Radio 4 series, How to Invent a Country. He was in conversation with author and journalist Fintan O’Toole.
These talks were recorded and available to watch on this page and on Galway International Arts Festival's YouTube channel. All First Thought Talks will be available to listen to on GIAF's First Thought podcast later this year.