Cybersecurity is an essential element of computer networks nowadays, and computer forensics involves working in data analysis and tracking intrusions into computer systems, while monitoring the security of online networks.
As part of our STEM online careers week we’ve been taking your questions about careers and working in cybsersecurity and computer forensics.
Computer networks are essential to business and society today, and cybersecurity is about protecting those networks from attacks and damage.
People from Ireland’s cybersecurity industry meet at the annual IRISSCERT Conference on Cybercrime, which also hosts the HackEire contest. It’s a race between teams to exploit weaknesses in computer systems in a controlled environment.
The Minister for Research and Innovation Sean Sherlock has launched the Smart Futures STEM Careers Week and school competition to promote careers in the science, technology, engineering and related sectors. Continue reading
Have you ever been hacked? Were you able to report it to the cyber police? Keyun Ruan, a PhD student at UCD, is researching the emerging area of Cloud Forensics. In this TEDx talk recorded in Dublin’s Science Gallery, she discusses Cloud Crime, Cloud Security and Cloud Computing and asks how digital investigations might be carried out in the Cloud Computing environment. It’s where law, policy, commerce, and technology all collide, and the hackers are ahead of the game.