Cyber ireland Newsletter August Lúnasa

Welcome to Our New Member!

Join the Cyber Ireland Community

Cyber Ireland 2021

Make sure you’ve completed your membership subscription for the year (1st June 2021 to 31st May 2022). All information on membership renewal and for new members is available here.

Our 2021-2021 Membership Brochure shows the benefits of Membership – here

Cyber Ireland National Conference

Free for Members – Registration Coming Soon

Talent & Skills

Cyber Skills Open Day

September 1st @2pm

Register HERE

Cyber Skills is hosting an open day for IT professionals who are looking to up-skill in Cyber Security. Cyber Skills incorporates fully flexible, online courses that are designed in order to give IT Professionals the exact Cyber Security qualifications and skills required by industry. What sets Cyber Skills apart from other Cyber Security courses is that the qualifications will be accredited by Munster Technological University, University of Limerick, Technological University Dublin and University College Dublin.

Cyber Security Analyst Bootcamp

for jobseekers will commence in September.
More Information

Cyber Security Bootcamp

Zero Days – European Cyber Security Challenge

ZeroDays will run a qualifier for Team Ireland for the European Cyber Security Challenge. It’s aimed at students in senior secondary and 3rd level.
The online qualifier will take place on Saturday 28th August, from 10am-5pm.

Cybersecurity Training and Education in Ireland

Jan Carroll, Cyber Security Lecturer at UCD Academy, wrote an article about the different useful resources available to get started on Cyber Security. Read more here

New Job Posts

See our jobs board here
Members can advertise their open roles here

Research & Development + Europe

Horizon Europe

Horizon Europe R&D Opportunities

Security is one of the main concerns for Europe’s governments, organisations and citizens and is among the top priorities for the European Commission Horizon Europe Programme. On Cyber Ireland’s EU R&D Opportunities workshop in June we heard about upcoming calls in the Cluster 3 Pillar on cyber security.
An overview of currently open calls is available in the Seren4 Newsletter here

A4CEF

EU Pilot certification of cloud products and/or services

Does your company provide a cloud-based service or product?

NSAI is looking for Irish companies to take part in a free pilot certification scheme, A4CEF, offering the unique opportunity to engage upfront with the EU certification process. 

For further information contact Denis Ryan (denis.ryan@nsai.ie) by Friday 27th of August 2021. See:

Call for Irish members of ENISA Ad-Hoc Working Group

The call for applications for the selection of members for ENISA’s Ad Hoc Working group on “EU Cybersecurity Market” has been relaunched. Read more

MTU secures funding to simulate cybersecurity attacks

MTU cybersecurity attacks

Grow & Export

Trailblazers Awards Calling All Cybersecurity Start-ups

The Tech Trailblazers are an exciting awards program for tech startups under seven years old. It’s focused on enterprise technology startups only, with a category for Cyber Security.

Six reasons to enter the Tech Trailblazers Awards – here
Final submissions close on September 10th 2021. 
For further info and how to apply see here
 
Ekco acquires Irish cybersecurity specialist Ward Solutions – here 
AdaptiveMobile Security acquired by Enea to drive cloud-native 5G security – here
Most recent Cyber Security Market Reports available for Enterprise Ireland Clients – here

Member News

  • Ekco acquires Irish cybersecurity specialist Ward Solutions – here
  • AdaptiveMobile Security acquired by Enea to drive cloud-native 5G security – here
  • Most recent Cyber Security Market Reports available for Enterprise Ireland Clients – here
  • CWSI Report finds Irish businesses are seeing bigger increases in cybersecurity attacks than their European counterparts – Read more
  • CAICI is Irelands first interdisciplinary consortium established to improve cybersecurity awareness in the general population on the island of Ireland – take the Micro Survey

Cyber Ireland Joins Techies GoGreen

Techies Go Green is a movement of IT and tech-oriented companies who are committed to decarbonising their businesses and making them green and verifiably sustainable. Read more

Upcoming Events

See all cyber security events on the event calendar and members can add their events by contacting Ane.Benito@CyberIreland.ie

Please do share our Newsletter with your network and new sign-ups can do so here.