NEWSLETTER | September – Meán Fomhair 2020

Welcome to Cyber Ireland’s New Members!

Thank you to all the companies that have signed up for cluster membership for 2020/2021.

For any organisations that haven’t signed up to become members, you can find more information on membership here

#CyberSecMonth is coming...

For Cyber Security Month this October, we’ll be promoting Ireland’s cyber security sector, its importance, and our members. Is your organisation planning an event or activity for cyber security month? Or do you have free resources that would benefit businesses or the public?

● Promote your events or activities on the Event Calendar
● Share your resources on our CS Month Webpage

Register your event, activities or resources with: [email protected]


Blog Post:  “Lost Summer” By Owen O’Connor

Community Responded to COVID-19 with the Lost Summer Bootcamp.
“Internships are one of our most effective paths into cybersecurity careers, giving employers a low risk way to “trial” a new hire. A successful internship often leads to a permanent job later, or even an immediate transition from intern to employee. The financial and logistical impact of COVID meant…Continue Reading

Cyber Women Ireland – Inspire Programme

CWI has launched “Cyber Inspire”; a pilot mentoring scheme to encourage more women into the industry and create opportunities for those wishing to progress their careers.

CWI is looking for both male and female mentors to contribute to the programme, which will run from October 2020 for three months. Spaces are limited to 10 mentors and 10 mentees.

Applications close on Monday, 21 September, 9am. For more information on the programme see the CWI Blog Post Here

Fulbright-Techimpact Cybersecurity Award At Boston College

The Fulbright Commission and Boston College are once again offering an opportunity for a Post-Doctoral Scholar or Professional to undertake non-commercial research and attend modules of the MS in Cybersecurity Policy and Governance at Boston College. Award applications are now open and the deadline is November 2, 2020
For more information see:

Job Posts

See our Jobs Board for recent vacancies from from Cyber Ireland members:
● Dept. of Public Expenditure & Reform, Dublin – Senior ICT Specialist Networks and Security,
● eSentire, Cork – SOC Analyst II,
● Integrity360, Dublin – Senior Cyber Incident Response Manager,
● SKOUT Cybersecurity, Portlaoise – Senior Cyber Security Analyst,

Members can submit their open roles at:


Horizon 2020 – Supporting the fight against cybercrime

Cheryl Baker, Director, UCD Centre for Cybersecurity & Cybercrime Investigation and Cyber Ireland Board Member, discusses the H2020 INSPECT project, which aims to develop a shared intelligent platform and a novel process for gathering, analysing, prioritising and presenting key data to help in the prediction, detection and management of crime in support of multiple agencies at local, national and international level. Read the interview here


Recent Events

Cyber Ireland | 4th South Chapter Meeting – ‘Threat Intelligence & Sharing’

Three presentations covered Threat Intelligence and platforms from a (1) software, (2) hardware & (3) ICS perspective. You can view the presentations on our YouTube Channel

Upcoming – TI Series “From Zero to Hero”
Next up, will be a TI Series “From Zero to Hero” of short (30 minute) meetings exploring TI and sharing from beginner to advanced topics, starting on Wednesday 21st of October. If you’d like to contribute/present please do get in touch.

Upcoming Events

Enterprise Ireland | Cyber Security & Public Policy | Demo Day Panel Discussion

Join Enterprise Ireland to kick off Demo Day with a panel discussion around The Nexus of Cyber Security and Public Policy and much more featuring:
  • Roland Cloutier, CSO of TikTok,
  • Richard Browne, Director of Ireland’s National Cyber Security Centre
  • Ann Johnson, Corporate Vice President, Cyber Security Solutions Group at Microsoft
  • Melissa Hathaway, President of Hathaway Global Strategies LLC 

Register here 

For all upcoming Cyber Ireland & Cyber Security Events Nationwide see our events Calendar – HereCluster Members can add their events to the calendar by submitting them to [email protected]