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State of the Cyber Security Sector in Ireland

State of the Cyber Security Sector in Ireland 2022

The State of the Cyber Security Sector in Ireland 2022 report outlines the size and make-up of Ireland’s cyber security sector. By assessing its economic contribution to the economy, the key findings in the report form the basis of future recommendations and policies within Cyber Ireland.

The key findings include –

  • There are 7,351 professionals employed in the cybersecurity in Ireland
  • 489 firms in Ireland offer cybersecurity products or services or employ staff in internal cyber security operations
  • One third of the firms offer dedicated cybersecurity services (not part of a wider range of services) and half of them are indigenous
  • US headquartered cybersecurity firms account for 28% of the firms and 55% of all employment

The recommendations include –

  • Developing a talent pipeline
  • Government’s role in supporting the sector through awareness, procurement, and business support
  • Promoting clusters and collaboration

The full report can be found here >>

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