Could You be a World Skills Champion 2022?

WorldSkills Ireland 2022

World Skills Ireland Preliminary Competition 2022 Do you, or someone you know, have what it takes to be a Cyber Security world skills champion? We are looking for candidates to represent Ireland at the 2022 World Skills Competition. The criteria: Aged between 18-26? (born in 1996 or younger) Studying or working on the island of … Read more

The Cyber Security Landscape in 2022 & Why a Zero Trust Approach is Critical

Zero Trust Approach

Cyber Security Trends for 2022 & a Zero Trust Approach Our world has changed dramatically in 2021. The pandemic has presented cybercriminals with the perfect opportunity to exploit vulnerabilities in networks and unprotected devices. They’ve taken advantage of this moment with some very high-profile attacks that made headlines around the world. The SolarWinds attack in … Read more

Enterprise Ireland Digitalisation Voucher: Your First Steps Towards Digital

Enterprise Ireland Digitalisation Voucher

The Enterprise Ireland Digitalisation Voucher is a strategic consultancy grant that helps companies prepare a plan for adopting digital tools & techniques across the business. Process Optimisation, Digital Customer Experience and Data Management will be essential in order to remain competitive post Covid-19. With that, the risks associated should always be considered, ensuring that Cyber Security is at the forefront of any digital plan.

Cyber Security Month Virtual Cyber SME/MNC Networking Event

Virtual Cyber SME MNC event details

Virtual Cyber SME/MNC Networking Event As part of Cyber Security Month 2021, Cyber Ireland partnered with Enterprise Ireland & IDA Ireland to run a Virtual Cyber SME/MNC Networking Event. This event was a designed to support increased networking and collaboration opportunities within the cyber security industry in Ireland – which is part of Cyber Ireland’s … Read more

Cyber Ireland & Edgescan Webinar: Ethical Hacking 101

Ethical Hacking

Ethical Hacking 101 Removing the mystery of how attacks are carried out Explore the hacker mentality, how they identify and target vulnerabilities in organisations and how they carry out the attack. Moderator: – Jan Carroll, Lecturer Cyber Security, UCD Speaker: – James Mullen, Edgescan, Ethical Hacker of the Year 2020. Agenda Intoduction & Overview: Removing … Read more

OTSec Working Group Launch

OTSec Group Launch

Summary The initial OTSec Group launch and the subsequent communication on it have further emphasised the need for such a group in Ireland. A problem shared is a problem solved is a theme that echoed from the presenters and the participants at this initial event. Over the next few months more structure will be developed … Read more

TI Series – Session 8: Threat Hunting and Playbooks

Threat hunting and Playbooks

The Cyber Ireland Threat Intel Group aims to build the expertise within the Cyber Ireland community to develop Threat Intelligence capabilities through the sharing of knowledge and experiences at a strategic level. A) Introduction Phase: 1st Session: Threat Intel and Mitre Att&ck 101 2nd Session: Developing your TI Strategy 3rd Session: Law Enforcement 4th Session: … Read more

Workshop – Cyber Security Opportunities in Horizon Europe

Horizon Europe

Security is one of the main concerns for Europe’s governments, organisations and citizens and is therefore among the top priorities for the European Commission Horizon Europe Programme. Europe’s small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are the backbone of the EU economy and can contribute to solving Europe’s security challenges through Research & Innovation and the uptake … Read more

NW Chapter: IT Sligo Science and Technology Expo

IT Sligo Science and Technology Expo

There is a significant lack of awareness and skills around cybersecurity in society. Furthermore, Ireland has a shortage of cybersecurity professionals, which is placing our digital economy at risk. We need to develop young people that have the aptitude and skills to become the next generation of cyber security specialists. The Cyber Ireland North-West Chapter … Read more

Cyber Career Talks: How to have a successful career in Cyber Security

Cyber Career Talks

The Cyber Ireland’s South Chapter hosted a Cyber Career’s Event to explore the diverse career pathways of three successful professionals in the field of Cyber Security to give an insight into how students and young people might get into this exciting area. Moderator Sean McSweeney, Head Of Department of Computer Science at Munster Technological University and … Read more