General information:

The Dublin Chapter provides a forum for the cyber security community in the region to come together, connect organisations, support growth and address challenges.

The region has over 100 cyber security firms and 300 organisations with cyber security operations across a range of sectors. There is a strong MNC sector in Dublin and the majority of Irish cyber security companies are based in Dublin, close to the major market in Ireland. Dublin has four universities, as well as national educational institutions and private colleges providing cyber security skills into the sector. It is home to research assets such as the CeADAR Centre of Applied AI and the Centre for Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Investigation in UCD and the newly established Collaboratory at TUD.

Focus Areas:

  • Supporting Start-ups
  • Increasing the networking and collaboration of fellow cyber professionals in Dublin
  • Supporting further education initiatives for cyber graduates

Dublin Chapter Leads:

Darryn O'Brien

Darryn O’Brien,

Cyber Security Manager: Ireland & Northern Ireland at Microsoft  




Jan Svetlik,

Enterprise Cybersecurity Technical Specialist at Microsoft 




Kate O’Loughlin,

Director on Information Security Engineering at Mastercard




Louise O’Hagan,

Cybersecurity Human Research, Awareness and Training at Workday 



Past Activities:

Upcoming Activities:

  •  27th June – In person meeting in Workday, Dublin

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Join the Dublin Chapter

If you would like to join the Dublin Chapter please get in touch, we are always looking for new leads from different backgrounds. Whether you are an early career professional or in senior management, are technical or non-technical, diversity is key.

Send us an email to Sinead Rodgers, Programme Coordinator [email protected] with:

  • Name,
  • Organisation,
  • Role,
  • Area of interest and
  • how you can contribute. 

Our working groups, events and activities are open to Cyber Ireland members only. For more information on membership visit our Membership Page.