Chamber to host a Cyber Security Breakfast Briefing with the Local Enterprise Office Louth


In Ireland, cybercrime is double global levels, with four out of 10 organizations failing to assess the risks. Phishing was the most prominent (66%) technique for targeted cyber-attacks, followed by malware (56%). Surprisingly, this was substantially less for global companies (33% and 36% respectively.

Dundalk Chamber in association with the Local Enterprise Office Louth and PwC would like to invite you to join them at this topical presentation on Cyber Security which takes place in the Crowne Plaza Dundalk on Thursday the 8th March at 7.45am to 9am. There is no charge to attend this event.

In this presentation, Aaron Carolan, Senior Manager, on Information Security and Data Privacy, PwC, will outline key risk areas associated with Cyber Security, and discuss some detective and preventative techniques that can be used to protect your company. The presentation will cover the following topics.

Recent Cyber-attacks, Data breaches and Global and Irish Crime 2018 Survey Results. His presentation will cover Cyber Security Predictions 2019 and the Key areas of focus for Irish clients 2019. He will also cover – Strategy, Risk Appetite, Risk Management and the benefits of this. His presentation will cover the Fraud cycle, Red Flags (examples and how to spot them). Finally he will cover Cyber Security Do’s and Don’ts and quick win controls. There will be a Q&A session at the end.

Guest speaker is Aaron Carolan Senior Manager , Information Security and Privacy at PwC. Aaron has over 19 years of experience working in Information Security internationally, and more recently domestically. Since joining PwC Ireland in 2017, he has delivered a number of consultancy engagements in both Information Security and Data Privacy. These projects spanned across public sector, financial services and asset management industries.

In his previous roles, Aaron has advised customers on expert topics related to Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), Certificate and Key management, Data Classification and Information Rights Management, Data Loss Prevention (DLP), the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and Information Security in general.

Aaron has a technical architecture and implementation background to support his consultancy skills. He has strong background in Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and has successfully lead on-site technical implementation and consultancy projects in Singapore, Lebanon, Malta, Luxembourg, Germany, Austria, UK, Netherlands and Slovakia for both governmental and global financial bodies. He has also successfully lead Data Protection architecture and technical delivery projects on-site in the UK, Hungary, Russia, Ukraine and Belgium for retail sector clients.

Interested in attending? Book your place!

 

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