Conference Chairperson & Opening Remarks
The Importance of Data Protection inInformation Governance.
Kate Colleary, Director and Founder, Pembroke Privacy
Improving Cyber Security and Data Protection in Public Sector Organisations
Speaker: Angela Madden, Managing Director, Rits Information Security
- Outlining the latest data on cyber threats and attacks within the public sector.
- Sharing tools and resources to help prepare for and respond to cyber-attacks.
- Policies for assessing cyber security protocols and implementing a robust cyber strategy to deter attacks.
- Building cyber-resilience through preventative approaches: advice for securing devices, clouds and data.
We are the problem! Imbedding Best Practices to Minimize Human Error
Speaker: Liam Lynch, L2 Cyber Security Solutions
- What factors are influencing people to comply (or not) with best practices?
- Promoting positive behavioural change
- It’s not the IT guys problem, its an organisational problem.
- Imbedding an organisation-wide culture of cyber awareness through effective leadership and training.
Legal Obligations in Cybersecurity- For Public Sector Bodies
Speaker: TJ McIntyre, Associate Professor, UCD SutherlandSchool of Law
- The NIS (Network and Information Security) Directive - existing obligations for public sector bodies.
- The new NIS2 (Network and Information Security) Directive - how it brings additional public sector bodies into its scope, and the changes those bodies will need to make over the next 18 months to ensure compliance.
- Incident response - what you need to know about your legal duties to notify the Data Protection Commission, An Garda Síochána, the national Computer Security Incident Response Team and affected individuals in the case of a cyberattack.
What’s your Master Plan? – Incident Response Management
Speaker: Gerard Joyce, CTO CalQRisk
- Does your organisation have a basic response plan?
- Forming an incident response team.
- Checklist in the event of a breach.
- Training non-IT staff how to handle and report an incident.
- Designing, building and maintaining your response capabilities
Remote Working – An Organisations Newest Challenge
Speaker: Dr. Stephen Treacy, Director of Information Systems for Business Performance at UCC
- How does remote work impact cybersecurity?
- Most common remote working cybersecurity risks
- Best practices for remote working cybersecurity
- Implement basic security controls.
- Review existing threat detection and incident response programs.
- Implement and advance a zero-trust framework.
Transforming Local Government Through Increased and Improved Use of Technology
- Updates on the latest policies, funding and support measures to advance digitalisation in public sector organisations.
- Outlining the potential of technology and guidance on carrying out organisation-wide digital transformation.
- Common obstacles encountered during the digital transformation journey and solutions to overcome these.
- Strategies to implement the principles of the Local Digital Declaration and build digital capability within public sector organisations.
- Encouraging cross-organisation collaboration and sharing best practice
Cybersecurity Isn't Just a Tech Problem, It's Also HRs Problem.
Speaker: Brian Honan, CEO & PrincipalConsultant, BH Consulting
- The application process.
- Onboarding and Training
- What happens when an employee leaves?
- Organisational Culture
Case Study – HSE Attack
Speaker: Jonathan Hope, Cybersecurity Evangelist at Sophos