Ireland’s research institutes have a worldwide reputation for research in information security. UCD is renowned for its work in cyberforensics, and the Telecommunications Software and Systems Group (TSSG) in WIT are recognized European leaders in trust management research. Many more of our colleges are carrying out in-depth research in some aspect of information security.
Colleges such as University of Limerick, Queens University, Griffith College and DCU are engaging with the ecosystem in the identification of common areas of research activity, emerging trends and areas of potential innovation.
If you are a Research Institute carrying out research in information security and would like to be included on the ISI website please email marketing[at] infosecurityireland.org
CSIT is an Innovation and Knowledge Centre (IKC) and is the UKs largest university cyber security research lab. The organisation develops market informed security technologies in key challenge areas such as hyperconnected world, transport corridors and financial markets. CSIT is housed within the ECIT Institute, part of Queen's University Belfast, one of the eminent research universities in the world with world-class facilities and an international reputation.
The Information Security & Digital Forensics Research Group at the Institute of Technology Blanchardstown is currently active in research areas such as Cyber Warfare, CTF Cyber Challenges Design, Digital Forensics Tool Development and Cloud Forensics. It is also the Irish Chapter of the Honeynet Project and the Irish academic contact for ENISA. ITB works closely with several Irish SME companies in R&D and in promoting opportunities for further cooperation with Irish Government Agency support.
TSSG is an internationally recognised centre of excellence for ICT research and innovation. The organisation carries out a wide spectrum of industry-informed research in Information and Communications Technologies (ICT). The core expertise addresses usability, flexibility, trust and security of communication systems, incorporating innovative services, network infrastructure, social media and mobile.
University College Dublin (UCD), founded in 1854, is one of Europe’s leading research-intensive universities where undergraduate education, postgraduate masters and PhD training, research, innovation and community engagement form a dynamic continuum of activity.
"Our membership of ISI has been invaluable in keeping our research focus in line with industry needs and also in giving us the opportunity to directly engage with industry players on collaborative projects."