Donna O'Shea's Interview with Irish Examiner on Cyber Innovate

19 Mar, 2024

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Donna O'Shea Irish Examiner interview

We are Excided to announce Donna O’Shea the chair, Cybersecurity had a wonderful interview with the Irish Examiner, where she spoke about the Cyber Innovate project and the significant interest it has been gathering. Following the recent €7m Enterprise Ireland investment into MTU’s Cyber Innovate programme, interest in the sector is expected to increase over the next few years.

Donna talked about the importance of cyber awareness and how people have been paying more attention to its significance in recent years. The Cyber Innovate project aims to support innovation by providing individuals with €38,000 and a postgraduate diploma in cyber security innovation.

Donna also discussed the role of cybersecurity in the Irish economy, highlighting how valuable the industry is and its predicted growth to over 10,000 additional jobs by 2030. As Ireland's cybersecurity industry contributes 1% to the GDP, it is a pivotal sector for the Irish economy.

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