NEWSLETTER | April – Aibreán 2021

Welcome to Cyber Ireland’s  New Members!

New Members April 2021

We would like to say thank you to all the New Members for your support! 

Upcoming Events

TI Series 6In our second meeting of the TI Series Implementation Phase, Derek Buchanan, Crowdstrike, will present on “How to build a threat Intel program”next Wednesday 28th of April. 

Grow & Export

Cyber Ireland Joins Global EPIC Soft Landing Program

COVID-19 has impacted international business development, making it challenging to test and enter new markets and build relevant connections. However, there are also new opportunities for a fully digital and virtual approach to business, without the need to physically base your company in a new market with the significant associated time and financial costs.

Recognising these challenges and opportunities, Cyber Ireland has joined theGlobal EPIC Soft Landing Program (SLP) to offer our members (Irish cyber security companies and entrepreneurs) a unique opportunity to ‘soft land’ for a trial period in the market of one of 13 worldwide participants, free of charge.

For further information on the SLP, benefits, partner regions and how to apply see here

Research & Development

Horizon Europe Launch

Running from 2021-2027, Horizon Europe will be the most ambitious Research and Innovation programme in the world with a budget of €95 billion. The Enterprise Ireland Horizon Europe Launch Event took place on the 25th March.
  • New Irish Horizon Europe website – 
  • The full recording and all the materials from the day are available here. Or, opt for the three minute overview – view here
  • EC Webinar: How to prepare a successful proposal in Horizon Europe –view here 

Cybersecurity Horizon Europe dates for your diaries: 

  • Civil Security for Society Info Day,  Brokerage Event and training for stakeholders, 18th-19th May 2021. 
  • SMI2G brokerage event is scheduled for 31st May & 1st June 2021

SFI Industry RD&I Fellowship Programme

The SFI Industry RD&I Fellowship Programme 2021 seeks to support academia-industry interactions in order to address industry‐informed challenges through the temporary placement of academic researchers with an industry partner.  

Submission Deadline 21st July 2021. Further details here

Talent & Skills

New Job Posts

Find more open roles HERE


Call for ENISA’s new Ad Hoc Working Groups

ENISA call for expression of interest concerning an Ad Hoc Working Group on the EU Cybersecurity Market.

Cyber Women Ireland. New Blog Post: Breach Readiness

Fiona Murphy, CWI Co-Founder, has written a new Blog Post: Breach Readiness – “It’s not a matter of ifyou’ll be attacked, it’s when!”. Read more

Hewlett Packard Enterprise announces 150 new high tech jobs

HPE named Galway as its European hub for cyber security operations and is establishing a new Hybrid Cloud Practice to help Irish customers accelerate their digital transformation. Read More

IDA Ireland – Why Ireland For Cyber Security?

IDA Ireland has created a informative and complete infographic to explain why Ireland is the ideal country to establish a cyber security company. See the Infogrpahic

Recent Events

Incident ResponseTI Series – From Zero to Hero
Session: Active Defence with Effective Incident Response

– Read the Blog Post
– Watch on YouTube

PSIRT Talks South ChapterSouth Chapter Meeting
PSIRT Virtual Lighthing Session

– Watch  on YouTube

More Events

See all cyber security events on the event calendar and members can add their events by contacting [email protected]