Lorena Boix Alonso, Director for Digital Society, Trust and Cybersecurity in DG CONNECT at the European Commission
The past year has seen further development of the National Cyber Security Centre in response to the Capacity Review as endorsed by government. New regulatory developments, notably NIS2, and geopolitical situations are leading to a more assertive and dynamic approach.
The National Cyber Security Strategy is under review, and new arrangements to support industry, the public sector and research are underway.
Joseph Stephens, Head of Engagement, National Cyber Security Centre
Peter Hogan, Principal Officer, Cyber Security & Internet Policy, Department of the Environment, Climate & Communications
James Caffrey, Head of Capacity Building, National Cyber Security Centre
Coffee and Networking Break
Planning and preparing for the worst are part of a CISOs role.
In this session Liz Craven CISO H+K International and her expert panel will discuss all aspects of planning from People (Training, Awareness & Responsibilities), to Processes (BCP, DR, Communications & Reporting) to Technology (Monitoring, Alerting, Responses).
They will examine the key challenges CISOs face when they ‘Prepare for the Worst and Hope for the Best’.
Colm Murphy, Senior Cyber Security Advisor, Global Cyber Security & Privacy Office, Huawei.
Gina Dollard, Head of Cyber Resilience & Strategic Regulatory Relations, AIB
Technology Facilitated Abuse is a form of domestic violence that provides abusers with a pervasive way to control, coerce, stalk and harass their victims.
Behaviours include spying on and monitoring victims using tracking systems & stalker-ware and abusing victims on social media sites by sharing intimate photos and videos of the victim without their consent.
This panel will discuss the scale of the problem at a national level in Ireland, how pervasive the problem is, the measures in place and programs and projects tackling this issue at a societal level.
Alicia O’Sullivan, Founder, Safety Over Stigma
Rosie Coffey, National Cyber Security Awareness Task-Force (NCSA-TF), UCC
Mary McDermott, CEO, Safe Ireland
Liz Dunphy, Journalist, Irish Examiner
The panel will discuss how the approach to secure OT environments has evolved from an isolation approach to connectivity based one.
Additionally how has the relationship between IT and OT teams evolved in recent times and what impact have new cybersecurity regulations had.
Brian Padden, VP ISRM Europe & OT Security, McKesson
Willy Leuvering, ISA/IEC 62443 SME and Certified Trainer, ISA Europe
Ronald Richmond, Cyber Security Specialist, NCSC
Cyber Ireland and The Azure Forum for Contemporary Security Strategy will co-host a discussion on the future of Irish cyber defence, innovation and industry opportunity.
Experts will highlight the relevance to industry of the implementation of the 2022 Commission on Defence Forces Report and Government’s subsequent high level action plan. Opportunities and challenges for industry in Ireland and Europe will be discussed from the perspective of industry leaders and the new Defence Research, Technology and Innovation unit, with particular focus on cyber and dual-use technologies.
Colonel Mark Staunton, Director of Communications, Information Services & Cyber, Defence Forces of Ireland
John Mackey, CEO, Mbryonics
Coffee and Networking Break
Breakout Sessions & Open Networking Session
Breakout Session 1:
Meet the providers delivering cyber security learning initiatives to industry. This session will increase your awareness of the various initiatives to address the cyber security skills shortage. Attendees will receive a Cyber Skills Initiatives Brochure.
- IDA Ireland
- UCD / Advance Centre
- FIT Cyber Apprenticeship
Breakout Session 2:
Are you undertaking R&D or interested in finding out more? Join our R&D Provider Session focused on increasing collaborative cybersecurity R&D between industry and research organisations in Ireland. Attendees will receive a Cyber Security R&D Brochure.
- UCD Centre for Cybercrime Research
- UL / Confirm
Breakout Session 3:
Breakout Session 4:
Investor sentiment has changed dramatically since the beginning of 2022. This session will focus on the current landscape and its implications on companies, from start-ups to scale-ups, looking to raise capital investment in the current environment.
Eoin Hinchy, CEO & Founder, Tines
Bart Houlleberghs, Fund Manager, TIIN Capital B.V.
Stefan Umit Uygur, CEO 4Securitas
Open Networking Session
Meet and network with Cyber Ireland members.