Interconnected Cyber Security Landscape in Ireland

The Interconnected Cyber Security Landscape in Ireland comprises Cyber Ireland, the national cyber security cluster, Government, Academia, Industry, Research and State Agencies including IDA Ireland, Enterprise Ireland and SFI.

    National Cyber Security Cluster

    National Cyber Security Cluster

    supported by IDA Ireland

    Cyber Ireland brings together Industry, Academia and Government to represent the needs of the Cyber Security Ecosystem in Ireland.

    ●   Stronger promotion and supporting cross-industry collaboration.
    ●   Ensuring a sustainable pipeline of cyber security talent
    ●   Provides industry with a platform to network and connect
    ●   Supporting Irish SME’s & Start-ups to grow and export globally from Ireland
    ●   Enhancing collaborative R&D between industry and academia.

CYBER SECURITY SKILLS

Ireland has the highest level of STEM graduates per capita in EU

50+ courses developed in line with industry needs. 30,000 professionals with cyber security related skills. Ireland has the highest ratio of AI talent across Europe on a per capita basis. 6,000 people working in the cyber security industry

Cyber Security embedded in Irish education system with:

5,000 additional people trained in cyber security by 2021 through major Skillnet cyber skills initiative. Diver{Se}curity Project promoting diversity in the security sector. Cyber Inspire Programme to promote female participation in the security sector. Fast Track to IT (FIT) Apprentice in Cyber Security.

RESEARCH LANDSCAPE

Involvement by leading academics and researchers in European research projects. Key areas include Threat Intelligence and EU Cyber Security competency and standards.

Cyber Crime & Digital Forensics

Software for Analytics & Security

Network Analysis & Data Analytics

Networking services & security

Privacy & Cyber Security Market Opportunities

M2M Security

Risk & Safety

Threat detection & Prioritisation

National Cyber Security Cluster

Security in Machine learning & AI applications

Threat detection and AI

 

Activities in Ireland

McAfee

McAfee has its Centre of Excellence for Enterprise Security Solutions in Ireland McAfee has its Centre of Excellence for Enterprise Security Solutions in Ireland

Trend Micro

Trend Micro has over 16 functions at the company’s EMEA HQ in Ireland Trend Micro has over 16 functions at the company’s EMEA HQ in Ireland

eSentire

eSentire has a European HQ and Security Operations Centre in Ireland eSentire has a European HQ and Security Operations Centre in Ireland

Forcepoint

Forcepoint opened its Cloud Security Centre of Excellence in 2018 Forcepoint opened its Cloud Security Centre of Excellence in 2018

HPE

HPE has a Global Cyber Defence Centre in Galway

MasterCard

MasterCard Ireland Labs teams constantly innovate to create the next generation payments, which will define and defend the future of payments around the world

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