Our CEO Brian Honan is recognised internationally as an expert in the field of information security and has worked with numerous companies in the private sector and with government departments, in Ireland, Europe and throughout the United Kingdom. Brian has also provided advice to the European Commission on matters relating to information security. He is also on the advisory board for a number of innovative information security companies.
In 2013 Brian won the SC Magazine Award for Information Security Person of the Year in recognition of his contributions to information security.
Brian is the author of the well regarded book “ISO 27001 in a Windows Environment” and co-author of the book “The Cloud Security Rules”. Brian is also been regularly published in many respected trade publications such as Information Security Magazine, HelpNet Security Magazine and [IN]Secure Magazine. He is a prolific blogger on items relating to information security and is also European Editor for the SANS NewsBites newsletter which is published twice a week to over 500,000 information security professionals worldwide. Brian is regularly asked to contribute to mainstream media such as the BBC, The Irish Times, RTE, Newstalk and many others on issues relating to information security.
Brian’s expertise on Information Security is recognised both domestically and internationally and he speaks regularly at various industry conferences. Brian has addressed events such as the RSA Conference, Source Conferences, Cloud Security Summit, Infosec Europe and IDC IT Security Seminar.
Brian also founded and heads Ireland’s first Computer Emergency Response Team, IRISSCERT www.iriss.ie, and is also president of the Irish chapter of the Cloud Security Alliance.