Upcoming cybersecurity events featuring BH Consulting

Here is a summary of upcoming cybersecurity events, conferences, webinars and training programmes where BH Consulting staff will deliver presentations about issues relating to cybersecurity, data protection, GDPR, and privacy. Each listing includes links for more information and registration.

BSides Belfast 2018: 27 September

BH Consulting is sponsoring the Belfast edition of the popular BSides security conference, which is now in its third year. As ever, the event will feature a mix of discussions, demos and talks from local and international experts. The conference will take place at the Europa Hotel. Check the event website for updates on speakers and presentations, along with a review of previous years. There is a nominal fee of £10 per ticket and you can book via this link.

COSAC and the SABSA World Congress: Naas, 30 September-4 October

Valerie Lyons will speak about leading information security teams at the COSAC World Congress at Killashee Hotel in Naas, Co Kildare. Now in its 25th year, the information security symposium it includes the SABSA World Congress. The event prohibits any sales content, and focuses purely on practicing professionals sharing their experience and debating issues. For more details, and registration options, visit here.

Filling the cybersecurity skills gap: Dublin, 3 October

This is a half-day event taking place at the Irish Management Institute on Wednesday October 3. The sessions will feature a mix of industry speakers along with three workshops aimed at improving understanding of cybersecurity and risk at senior management and board level. BH Consulting’s Brian Honan will deliver a talk about the current security threats facing industry. He will also suggest ways in which a broad-based skills initiative could reduce the impact of cybercrime. The event is free to attend but registration is essential. Visit this page for details and a booking link.

An Garda Síochána Business Security Exhibition: Navan, 3 October

BH Consulting is supporting this event which takes place at the Ardboyne Hotel in Navan, County Meath. The exhibition will include seminars for business people about fraud, cybercrime and GDPR. It is a free event, open to the public and exhibitors include companies specialising in CCTV, vehicle tracking, cash security and more. For more information, email Garda Dean Kerins.

IP EXPO Europe: London, 3-4 October

Brian Honan will deliver a keynote at IP EXPO Europe, which takes place in London this October. The event comprises multiple tracks including one dedicated to cybersecurity. In his presentation, Brian will look at how car safety has evolved and how cybersecurity needs to do the same. For more details about the two-day conference, and to book tickets, go to the IP EXPO website.

BruCON: Brussels, 3-5 October

Once again, BH Consulting is delighted to sponsor BruCON. The organisers describe their event as for security researchers, hackers, nerds and other beings with a creative and critical view of life. The conference runs for three days in the Belgian capital. More details and a link to buy tickets are available here

Dublin Information Sec 2018: 15 October

Brian Honan is among a host of prominent security commentators lined up to present at this annual conference. The agenda promises to cover a range of topics, from regulations like GDPR to emerging security problems, and gauging your organisation’s security to looking at new technology with potential use for security. The all-day conference will take place on Monday 15 October at the RDS. Visit here for details and ticket booking.

Data Protection In Healthcare Services Conference: Dublin, 24 October

Our senior consultant Tracy Elliott will be speaking at this event aimed at healthcare professionals. The day-long conference will outline professionals’ obligations under GDPR, what they can and cannot do with patient information, where exemptions apply, and the key responsibilities of data control officers. The event will take place at the Talbot Hotel in Stillorgan. More details and a link to the booking form are at this link.

IRISSCON: Dublin, 22 November

The tenth annual IRISSCERT Cyber Crime Conference has one of its strongest lineups yet. Confirmed speakers include Wendy Nather, Dave Lewis, Andrew Hay, Jack Daniel, Javvad Malik, Martijn Grooten, Quentyn Taylor, Robert McArdle and Eoin Keary. IRISSCON will take place at the Ballsbridge Hotel on Thursday 22 November, running all day. Staff from BH Consulting will be there on the day. Check the conference website for more updates. Tickets cost just €50 and you can book via this link.

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