Industry-driven

Fueled by academia and supported by government.

Providing

A collective voice for Ireland's Cyber Security sector.

Positioning

ireland as a global cyber security leader

Addressing

the needs and challenges of the cyber security sector in Ireland

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Building
the Community

Stronger Promotion & Supporting cross-industry collaboration

Talents &
Skills

Ensuring a sustainable pipeline of Cyber Security Talent

Research &
Development

Enhancing collaborative R&D between industry and academia.

Business
Development

Supporting Irish SMEs & Start-ups to grow and export globally from Ireland.

What is Ireland’s responsibility on the cyber stage? (Podcast)

Listen as Sean Martin, ITSP Magazine discusses this (+more) in a ?️ during the Ireland - Israel Cyber Event in...
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What is Ireland’s responsibility on the cyber stage? (Podcast)

NEWSLETTER | January – Eanáir 2020

National Cyber Security Strategy The Department of Communications has published the new National Cyber Security Strategy 2019 – 2024 for...
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NEWSLETTER | January – Eanáir 2020

December 2019 Newsletter

Thank You Cyber Ireland Supporters! Thank You 2019 has been a busy year in getting Ireland’s National Cyber Security Cluster off...
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December 2019 Newsletter

“Keeping things fully secure”

Cyber Ireland Cluster Manager Eoin Byrne shares the importance of cyber security & talent for IoT - https://www.businesspost.ie/legacy/keeping-things-fully-secure-377df522
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“Keeping things fully secure”

Silicon Republic

Silicon Republic Cyber Ireland cluster to make Ireland a global cybersecurity powerhouse Industry group wants to ensure Ireland has the...
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November 2019 Newsletter

Ireland's Cyber Security Cluster Grows to Over 130 Members! In 6 Months since the Cyber Ireland launch, over 130 organisations...
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November 2019 Newsletter

October 2019 Newsletter

What's Going on in Cyber? Cyber Ireland organised and participated in a number of events in October including: Presentation at...
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October 2019 Newsletter

September 2019 Newsletter

What's going on in cyber? Every month there are numerous cyber security conferences, events and meet-ups happening nationwide. In September we...
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September 2019 Newsletter

August 2019 NEWSLETTER

Welcome New Members In three short months, over 100 organisations have registered to become members of Ireland's Cyber Security Cluster!...
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August 2019 NEWSLETTER

July 2019 Newsletter

Welcome to Cyber Ireland's New Members! An incredible 80 organisations have already signed up to become members of Ireland’s Cyber...
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July 2019 Newsletter

Cyber Security - Why Ireland?

“Cyber Ireland brings together Industry, Academia and Government to represent the needs of the Cyber Security Ecosystem in Ireland. We aim to enhance the Innovation, Growth and Competitiveness of the companies and organisations which are part of the cluster.”

THE OPPORTUNITY

Cybersecurity is a rapidly growing industry internationally, for which there are a number of opportunities and challenges:

  • $248 billion worldwide cybersecurity spending by 2023
  •  Over $600 billion – the global cost of cybercrime in 2017 
  • 0% – the unemployment in cyber security and 3.5 million unfilled jobs predicted by 2021
  • Increasing global competition for talent & investment

WHY IRELAND?

Ireland has become a significant base of international technology and security companies:

  • Top 5 worldwide security software companies
  • Over 40 MNCs with Cyber Security Operations
  • Over 60 Irish Cyber Security Companies & Start-ups
  • Over 6,000 people working in cyber security industry
  • Strong talent pool, highly skilled multi-lingual workforce

Ireland is uniquely placed to benefit from increased global investment, it has an opportunity to position itself as a world class cyber security practices, solutions and investment hub. Cyber Ireland aims to facilitate the cyber security ecosystem to capitalise upon this opportunity.