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.

GDPR workshop for SMEs: Cork, 23 August

Valerie Lyons will be speaking at this day-long event which combines presentations with group-work exercises to help small firms understand what GDPR means for their business. The workshop will take place in Cork City on Thursday 23 August from 9am to 4pm. It is organised by DCU Business School, together with the Irish Centre for Cloud Computing and Commerce, and Republic of Work (which is hosting the event). Tickets are free. Visit here to find out more and to register.

BAM2018: Bristol, 4-6 September

Valerie Lyons will speak at the British Academy of Management annual conference at Bristol Business School, University of the West of England. The overall theme of the event is about driving productivity in uncertain and challenging times. Follow this link to find out more, and to register to attend.

CIO & IT Leaders Summit: Dublin, 12 September

Valerie Lyons will host a round-table debate on privacy at the upcoming CIO and IT Leaders Summit. She will chair a discussion on the challenges involved in balancing the tensions between data use and data privacy. The day-long conference is for senior IT leaders and decision makers, as well as technology service providers. It will take place at Croke Park on Wednesday September 12. For more details and to book tickets, visit here.

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.

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.

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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