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 Cluster 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 | May – Bealtaine 2020 / Cyber Ireland’s First Anniversary

Chairperson's Address & Cluster Membership Hear from Cyber Ireland's Chairperson, Paul Walsh, on the impact of COVID-19, what the cluster has achieved...
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NEWSLETTER | May – Bealtaine 2020 / Cyber Ireland’s First Anniversary

Chairperson’s Address – Paul Walsh

It’s hard to believe we are already celebrating Cyber Ireland’s first anniversary. We have accomplished much in the past 12...
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Chairperson’s Address – Paul Walsh

NEWSLETTER | April – Aibreán 2020

Online Capture The Flag ChallengesCyber Ireland has teamed up with Technology Ireland ICT Skillnet and ZeroDays to run a series...
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NEWSLETTER | April – Aibreán 2020

NEWSLETTER | March– Marthá 2020

Cyber security matters more than ever during the coronavirus pandemic with fraud, cyber crime and cyber-attacks becoming more prevalent. This...
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NEWSLETTER | March– Marthá 2020

Cyber Ireland – Wales Breakfast Briefing

Our Cyber Ireland - Cyber Wales Breakfast Briefing took place during Wales Week at the Dome Cymru, CHQ Building Dublin...
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Cyber Ireland – Wales Breakfast Briefing

NEWSLETTER | February – Feabhra 2020

Welcome to Cyber Ireland's New Members! Welcome to our new members this month. For any organisations that haven’t signed up...
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NEWSLETTER | February – Feabhra 2020

A LOOK INSIDE ISRAEL’S HI-TECH ‘CYBER CITY’

By Stephen Rae Chairman, International Fraud Prevention Conference THE speed at which technology is transforming our lives from transport to banking to...
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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”

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.