With the global cyber security market size expected to grow from an estimated value of $173.5 billion in 2022 to $266.2 billion by 2027, new challenges within cyber security and opportunities invariably arise like with any fast- growing digital industry. Some of these challenges are obvious. As companies become more digital, they leave themselves exposed … Read more
Cyber security debuted at the WorldSkills Ireland event which took place from September 13th – 15th at the RDS in Dublin. WorldSkills Ireland is a partnership between enterprise, industry, education, training and government that raises the profile and recognition of skills and apprenticeships and prepares the talent of today for the careers of the future. … Read more
Assuming a Breach Mentality Due to the constantly evolving threat landscape, our approach to cybersecurity breaches, like ransomware, must develop alongside it. IT professionals often tell their clients and line managers to think that “it’s not if we suffer an attack, it’s when”. However, security prevention measures and technologies implemented by adopting this mindset are … Read more
Cyber Risk, Cyber Security, Cyber Insurance Anyone who has been tasked with seeking quotations for Cyber Insurance in recent months will know that it is more difficult to do now, than at any time in the past. We are in what is called a ‘hard market’ – meaning there are fewer insurers offering quotes than … Read more
Women Returning to the Cyber Workforce It’s no secret that the cyber security industry is suffering from a shortage of skilled professionals. The Cyber Ireland Cyber Security Skills Report 2021 found that ‘41% of companies’ security teams are understaffed‘. To add to this, there is a chronic lack of diversity in the industry, as identified … Read more
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: If yes, then Cyber Skills wants to hear from you! The preliminary round will take … Read more
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.