MythBusters – Cyber Insurance Edition

In this piece, we look at some common misconceptions about Cyber Insurance and consider why it really is of benefit to most companies.  We have invested heavily in IT – surely Cyber Insurance is redundant? Raising Cyber Insurance with clients can often be perceived as an insurance broker putting the IT department on the back … Read more

AI In Action Podcast by Alldus International

Eoin Byrne, Cluster Manager of Cyber Ireland, was recently invited by John Petherbridge of Alldus International to partake in a special Cybersecurity episode of their “AI in Action” Podcast series. Listen below where Eoin discusses: • Why Cyber Ireland was set up.  • The successes of their work so far in the past two years  … Read more

Podcast: Cyber Security Standards with the National Standards Authority of Ireland

Cyber Security Standards with NSAI – What are they and why are they important? On June 30th, Eoin Byrne, Cluster Manager of Cyber Ireland, hosted a free webinar with the National Standards Authority of Ireland. Listen below to our podcast of the webinar and learn about Ireland’s role inputting into international cyber security standards from … Read more

Podcast: Cyber Security and the Workforce of the Future – The Human Element

Cyber Ireland hosted the monthly South Chapter Meeting virtually on June 16th last. This discussion highlighted the many ways we can protect our flexible and dispersed workforce with our new working model. The panelists included: Moderator – Louise McIndoe, SOC Operations Manager, JRI America Joanne O’Connor, HPE Cyber Security Training & Awareness Manager Avril Ronan, … Read more

Key factors in Human Behaviour for Cyber-Security

by Dr. James Cuffe & Emily Phelan. Dr. James Cuffe is an cyber-anthropologist lecturing at University College Cork and Director of the Ethnographic and Human Centred Research Group at UCC. The following article was presented by Dr. James Cuffe at the Cyber Ireland South Chapter Meeting on the 16th June, 2020. Q: As a Cyber … Read more

Cyber Security Standards with NSAI: What are they and why are they important?

Wednesday 24th June @11am Learn about Ireland’s role inputting into international cyber security standards from ISO, IEC, CEN-CENELEC, ETSI through the National Cybersecurity Standards Mirror committee. Why are standards important and how can Cyber Ireland members participate?Presentations from: Terry Landers, Microsoft, NSAI TC02 SC10 Chair John Hickey, Senior Security Engineer at Nokia Jason Keogh, Partner Chief Technologist Registration Details … Read more

Chairperson’s Address – Paul Walsh

It’s hard to believe we are already celebrating Cyber Ireland’s first anniversary. We have accomplished much in the past 12 months and I hope this newsletter shines more light on the many activities we are engaged in. Before I get into that I would like to acknowledge that at this time, the welfare of you, … Read more

Cyber Ireland – Wales Breakfast Briefing

Our Cyber Ireland – Cyber Wales Breakfast Briefing took place during Wales Week at the Dome Cymru, CHQ Building Dublin on 11th March. This cluster-to-cluster event created connections to address the skills gap and explore internationalisation opportunities. The speakers an panellists were: Opening Address: British Ambassador to Ireland, Robin Barnett CMG Cyber Ireland (Eoin Byrne) … Read more


By Stephen Rae Chairman, International Fraud Prevention Conference THE speed at which technology is transforming our lives from transport to banking to energy efficiency and healthcare is truly amazing.  It does come at a price – and that is the price of our privacy and security. Tech platforms collect various data for target advertising and even hackers seek … Read more

December 2019 Newsletter

Thank You Cyber Ireland Supporters! Thank You 2019 has been a busy year in getting Ireland’s National Cyber Security Cluster off the ground. We want to thank everyone who attended the Cluster Workshops in February (Cork, Galway & Dublin), the Cyber Ireland Launch in May, the companies and organisations that have signed up as members, the … Read more