Founded in 1997, it@cork technology cluster is one of Ireland’s most established and connected technology clusters. it@cork is a member led organisation representing over 220 companies from the technology sector in the south west of Ireland. We work with technology companies in the region from the start up, sme and mnc sectors.
We are a not for profit organisation that works with academia, private sector and state promotion agencies to promote Cork and the south west of Ireland as a center of excellence for the technology sector.
it@cork is also a member of the European Cluster Collaboration Platform (ECCP) and is active in collaboration opportunities with other European technology clusters.
Recently it@cork Skillnet launched a Cybersecurity Skills Development Strategy. The purpose of this research project was to identify the future skill requirements within Cybersecurity in Ireland. By continuously building data insights through this type of research about Cybersecurity we will be helping Multinational Companies (MNCs) & Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) with the on-going maturity of Cybersecurity skills development.
To download a copy of this publication please click on the following link: it@cork Skillnet – Cybersecurity Skills Development Strategy
it@cork Skillnet launched CyberQuest in 2020– a programme aimed at helping workers severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to reskill quickly and secure new roles within the cyber security sector. The programme is fully funded from Skillnet Ireland as part of its Skills Connect initiative.
Wave 1 of this programme will be completed at the end of June 2021 with 250 people in total graduating from either foundation, intermediate or advanced level. We are delighted to receive further funding from Skillnet Ireland for Wave 2 of the programme to follow on from wave 1 at the end of June.
For more information and to apply for this programme go to it@cork Skillnet CyberQuest Website