Ireland’s Cyber Security Academy Recruiting the next generation to Fight Cyber Crime

Cyber Security Academy

The Cyber Security Academy is the first of its kind national cyber security training programme in Ireland for young people and is now recruiting 4th, 5th and 6th year students who want to learn the essential skills to identify, prevent and predict cyber-attacks. Cyber Academy is funded under the Science Foundation Ireland Discover Programme, which was launched on the 22nd March by Minister … 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

What is Ireland’s responsibility on the cyber stage? (Podcast)

Listen as Sean Martin, ITSP Magazine discusses this (+more) in a ?️ during the Ireland – Israel Cyber Event in Dublin: Moderator – Jacky Fox – Cyber Ireland/Accenture Dani Michaux – KPMG – Partner and Head of Cyber Security Services Patricia Shields – Kontex – Director Yehuda Ayalon – Meptagon – Head of Cyber Eoin … Read more

Silicon Republic

Silicon Republic Cyber Ireland cluster to make Ireland a global cybersecurity powerhouse Industry group wants to ensure Ireland has the talent and the infrastructure to help tackle a global $6trn cybercrime problem. The Irish cybersecurity cluster, Cyber Ireland, has been officially launched after engagement with more than 90 companies, 15 academic organisations and 13 Government … Read more

The Time is now to make Ireland a Cyber Security Centre of Excellence

Ireland has all of the ingredients to become a global cyber security centre of excellence and can realise this through a co-ordinated approach to connect all elements of the ecosystem. This was the resounding message garnered from a series of cluster initiation workshops which brought together the key stakeholders from across Ireland’s cyber security ecosystem, … Read more

Cyber Ireland Cluster Established

(Published on ecoRIS3 – Interreg Europe, 08/02/2019 IDA Ireland is supporting the establishment of a National Cyber Security Cluster, to connect the cyber ecosystem in Ireland. Based on industry feedback from a cyber security industry forum event held in Cork in 2017, the establishment of a national cyber security cluster was called for by … Read more