Information Security Ireland (ISI) is an industry association that supports the interaction of technology firms, research institutes, and third level colleges ISI also promotes the information security industry worldwide in the drive to position Ireland as the global centre of excellence for information security.
ISI was founded in 2009 by Daon, Detica NetReveal (formerly Norkom), Netfort Technologies, Pixalert, Vigitrust and Vordel. Its members deliver services across a range of related fields including: Identity and Access Management, Network Security, Data Security, Application Security and Business Continuity.
Find out more about the work of ISI at www.infosecurityireland.org
In order to protect against terrorism and cyber crime, financial and other forms of transaction must be protected. In addition personal identities must be established accurately. This need has given rise to a new and vital Irish industry, the Information Security Industry. This lesson looks at the encryption of data and discusses the technology of biometrics which uses unique features such as iris patterns and fingerprints to check and verify a person’s identity.