Driving North-West’s cybersecurity sector 

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New report forecasts that Ireland’s North West region could see growth in cybersecurity related jobs from 250 in 2023 to 830 by 2030. With the right investment, the North West region could see growth in cybersecurity related jobs quadruple from 250 this year to 830 jobs by 2030.  That’s according to the Cyber Security Skills Audit … Read more

State of the Cyber Security Sector in Ireland 2022

State of the Cyber Security Sector in Ireland 2022

State of the Cyber Security Sector in Ireland 2022 Download the Report Executive Summary Cyber Ireland are delighted to announce that the inaugural ‘State of the Cyber Security Sector in Ireland’ Report has been formally launched by Mr Ossian Smyth, Minister of State at the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform For the first time, … Read more

Cybershark Recruitment – Cyber Security Salary Survey 2022

Cyber Security Salary Survey

Cybershark Recruitment has conducted its inaugural annual Cyber Security Salary Survey for Ireland. Cybershark Recruitment believes the needs of businesses should be met with a fresh approach to recruitment and is focused not only on providing businesses with the best Cyber Security talent in the market and helping candidates find the right next step in … Read more

NCSC Cyber Vitals Checklist v1.0

Cyber Vitals

NCSC Cyber Vitals Checklist Background All organisations can be potential targets for a cyber-attack and by recognising an increased threat and reacting to it, organisations can bolster their defences, accentuate key cyber security tasks and help to reduce your vulnerability to an attack or the impact on your organisation should an attack occur. In today’s … Read more

Conti Cyber Attack on the HSE

Cyber attack on the HSE

A report has been published into the cyber attack on the HSE. The report was commissioned by the HSE Board, in conjunction with the CEO and the Executive Management Team, and is an independent review of the ransomware cyber-attack on its IT systems.  The report was prepared by PwC. Further details and the Independent Post … Read more

ENISA Cyber Security Guide for SMEs – 12 Steps to Securing Your Business

Cyber Security Guide for SME's

COVID-19 showed how important technology is for SMEs. In order for their business to thrive during the pandemic, many SMEs had to adopt cloud services, improve their internet services, upgrade their websites and enable staff to work remotely. This short guide provides SMEs with 12 practical and high-level steps on how to better secure their systems and their business going forward.

Public Sector Cyber Security Baseline Standards

Public Sector Cyber Security Baseline Standards

The National Cyber Security Strategy 2019-2024 contained a commitment for the publication of a Cyber Security Baseline Standard for Government ICT services. The process for drawing up the standards was managed by a Steering Group with representation from stakeholders in Government Departments and agencies.

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), in conjunction with the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO), have now developed the Standards which are intended to create an acceptable security standard and form a broad framework for a set of measures that can be revised over time.

Cyber Security Skills Report 2021

Cyber Security Skills Report

Download the Report Download the Key Findings What? A Cyber Security Skills Report was conducted with Cyber Ireland members to provide a better understanding of the current cyber security labour market in Ireland. The survey aimed to: 1. To identify the current skills, skills gaps and skills shortages are across organisations in Ireland; 2. To … Read more