Cyber Crime – Insider Threats – IOT Internet of Things – GDPR

The Royal Marine, Dun Laoghaire

Date: 26th March 2020

Cyber security awareness is an essential part of your company’s overall protection. There has been huge growth in cyber security threats which can cause massive interruption to your business along with enormous financial, reputation and legal damage.

Please note the early bird discount can close sooner than expected once a certain number of seats fill up, therefore your prompt booking is strongly advised.

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This is not specific to an industry, as technology grows and the introduction of smart devices there are even more ways that a business can be vulnerable. Also, since the introduction of GDPR, there are more restrictions on the use of video technology and how it is used and its link to facial recognition and its uses.

This conference will give an overview of the new trends in the Internet of Things and its security challenges, the ethical struggle with the use of AI and Machine learning and what are the biggest Insider Threats to an organisation along with much more. 

This event will be of real interest to all cyber and data security specialists in organisations such as banks, retail, IT specialists, insurance, government bodies, semi state agencies, local authorities, consultants, regulators, universities, specialist cyber security suppliers and manufacturers to the sector.

Full Day Programme 8.50am to 4.30pm

Opening Remarks by conference chairperson

Gerard Joyce, Co- Founder of CalQRisk

Cyber Security trends 2020

Speaker: Paul Ryan – Chief Security Officer- Dell Financial Services

  • The use of AI in attacking and defending attacks
  • Growth of 5G
  • Evolving role of the CISO
  • Cloud- Secure or Not?

AI and Machine Learning- The Ethical Struggle

Speaker: Mark Kelly – Chief Customer Officer at Alldus and founder of AI Ireland

  • Legal accountability
  • Transparency
  • Policies
  • Embedding Values into AI applications
  • Governance Frameworks

Insider threat: Malicious and Unintentional Threats

Speaker:  TJ McIntyre, Lecturer, UCD, Chair, Civil Liberties Group, Digital Rights Ireland and consultant, FP Logue Solicitors

  • Malicious- emotional, financial and political
  • Unintentional- Lack of knowledge/training
  • Misplaced Technology
  • Convenience- personal emails on work devices

IoT enabled security- Security implications of IOT in a 5G future


  • Lack of Updates
  • Unsafe Communications-unencrypted messages
  • Remote Vehicle access
  • Avoiding and mitigating hacks in driverless cars
  • Taxi drones
  • Smart cities
  • Connected utilities
  • Data theft

Law Enforcement- Garda Cyber Crime Bureau

Speaker: Detective Superintendent Pat Ryan GNCCB

  • Recent Case Studies discussed
  • How the bureau investigates
  • Most common cases of cyber crime
  • Case Study

Resilience and Cyber Security 

Speaker: David Shaw Central Bank

  • Cyber Resilience vs. Security
  • Case for promoting resilience in a distributed IT environment
  • Components of an organisational approach to cyber resilience
  • Information Security within Cyber Resilience within Organisational Resilience

Video Surveillance and GDPR

Speaker: Kate Colleary, Principal, Colleary & Co. Solicitors; Founder and Director Pembroke Privacy and IAPP Country Leader- Ireland. 

  • Scope of application
  • Lawfulness of the processing
  • Purpose Limitation
  • Processing of Special Categories- Biometrics
  • Transparency of the processing
  • Storage Principles

What to do when a Cyber Breach Occurs

  • Steps to take
  • Compliance with the regulations
  • Who needs to know?

Dr TJ McIntyre

Dr TJ McIntyre

Lecturer, UCD, Chair, Civil Liberties Group, Digital Rights Ireland and consultant, FP Logue Solicitors

Dr TJ McIntyre is a Lecturer in Law in the Sutherland School of Law, University College Dublin, the chair of civil liberties group Digital Rights Ireland and a consultant solicitor with FP Logue Solicitors where he specialises in privacy and data protection issues.

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His research looks at information technology law, crime, and civil liberties, with a particular focus on fundamental rights in the online environment. He is a leading commentator on technology law in the national and international media.

Kate Colleary

Kate Colleary

Principal, Colleary & Co. Solicitors; Founder and Director Pembroke Privacy and IAPP Country Leader – Ireland

Kate gained an honours degree in law from Trinity College Dublin in 1995.

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She has been a qualified solicitor since 1999. She has also received a Diploma in Arbitration from UCD and a Diploma in E-Commerce from the Incorporated Law Society of Ireland. She previously led the IP/Data Protection department of a large international firm. Kate runs a law firm, Colleary & Co., specialising in data protection law. She is also the founder and a director of data
protection consulting practice Pembroke Privacy. Kate is regularly asked to speak on FOI and data protection issues and to comment in the media. She lectures on the Incorporated Law Society of Ireland’s postgraduate courses in technology law. She was one of only three Irish lawyers nominated for a Women in Law Award by the UK’s Lawyer Magazine. Kate is the Irish country leader of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

David Shaw

David Shaw

Head of Information Security and Risk at the Central Bank of Ireland

David is the Head of Information Security and Risk at the Central Bank of Ireland.

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In addition to running the day-to-day security within the bank, David and his team are responsible for driving the Central Bank’s strategic change agenda with regards to information security. As part of this strategic role he is also involved in forming the Central Bank’s general approach to Information Security relevant topics like GDPR and NISD. Prior to joining the Central Bank, David was part of Accenture Security and has consulted on information security for large financial institutions in both the UK and Ireland. While at Accenture David specialised in information security architecture as well as shaping and leading large information security transformation programmes. Technical areas of specialism include: DDoS prevention, privileged access management, mobile device management and endpoint security.

Gerard Joyce

Gerard Joyce

Co-founder, LinkResQ

Gerard is co-founder of LinkResQ with over 30 years experience in the ICT sector in various roles; engineering, technical sales, customer operations, IT management and risk management.

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He is a member of the Institute of Risk Management, London (IRM), chairman of the NSAI Risk Management Consultative Committee and a member of the ISO International Risk Management Technical Committee (TC262) that is responsible for the development of risk management standards and guidance material. Gerard has worked with organisations in financial services, credit unions, education, aviation, technology and public service, providing advice and guidance on governance, compliance and risk management.

There will be 5 CPD points awarded to attendees at this conference. Please check directly with your association or awarding body to see how many points they will award

The Royal Marine Hotel Dun Laoghaire 

Early bird 2 – €435+vat per Person  – Normal Rate @ €495 + VAT.

Please note the early bird discount can close sooner than expected once a certain number of seats fill up, therefore your prompt booking is strongly advised to avoid disappointment

CMG Events Conference Discount

  • 10% discount for the third delegate booked or subsequent bookings thereafter from the same company.

The rate to attend includes morning tea/coffee and refreshments on arrival at registration, mid-morning tea/coffee and pastries and buffet lunch. You will receive the speakers PowerPoint presentations within 24 hours after the event. 


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