NEWSLETTER | August – Lúnasa 2020 Part 2

Promote Cyber Security Month this October Cybersecurity is a shared responsibility. October is Cyber Security Month, with the aim of raising awareness of cybersecurity threats, promote cybersecurity among organisations and the general public; and provide resources to protect themselves online, through education and sharing of good practices. CyberSecMonth is also an opportunity to promote our cyber security cluster … Read more

NEWSLETTER | August – Lúnasa 2020

Cyber Ireland Membership Thank you to all the companies that have signed up for cluster membership for 2020/2021. From October, participation in cluster activities and attendance at Cyber Ireland events and Chapter meetings will be limited to members only. Why join Cyber Ireland? – see the benefits of cluster membership in our membership brochure How … Read more

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

NEWSLETTER | July – Lúil 2020

Welcome to Cyber Ireland’s New Members! Membership LaunchIn June, we launched our cluster membership model for 2020 / 2021 and moved to a paid membership to ensure the long-term sustainability of Cyber Ireland. Going forward, participation in cluster activities and attending Cyber Ireland events and Chapter meetings will be limited to members only. Thank you to all the companies … 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

NEWSLETTER | May – Bealtaine 2020 / Cyber Ireland’s First Anniversary

Chairperson’s Address & Cluster Membership Hear from Cyber Ireland’s Chairperson, Paul Walsh, on the impact of COVID-19, what the cluster has achieved and our plans for the future, including the cluster membership model….Read More  Cluster Membership & Sustainability: We had planned to launch our membership model in May 2020, but in light of current circumstances, we will delay … Read more