The Governance Challenge: exploring emerging issues in cyber governance for 2020

The challenge of compliance with international regulations.

Date: Wednesday 21st October

Time: 2.00 – 4.00 pm

Location: Online

The governance on how organisations process and protect a user’s data has changed significantly in the last 20 months. The introduction of regulations such as GDPR and the upcoming E-Privacy Regulation have brought new challenges to organisations in relation to how they demonstrate compliance while managing the ever-changing cyber threats that face businesses today.

As a follow up to our 2019 seminar on Securing Your Supply Chain this year BH Consulting and Certification Europe will be teaming up to discuss what organisations face in terms of regulations both on a European and global level plus what affect Brexit will have in 2020 and 2021 from an Information Security perspective.

The seminar will also provide options about what your organisation can do to manage these Government requirements by implementing ISMS that both help secure your data plus demonstrate compliance.

Brian Honan: 
Brian is the CEO and Principal Consultant of BH Consulting. He is a highly experienced information security professional and is recognised as one of the foremost experts in cybersecurity. Over his career, he has managed and delivered information security projects and services to organisations of varying sizes, from SMEs to large companies and multinationals.
He has worked extensively with Government departments and agencies and is a trusted advisor for a number of bodies and think tanks, at national and international levels, in the area of cyber security. Brian is a former special advisor on cyber security to Europol’s Cyber Crime Centre (EC3), and has acted as an expert advisor to the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA). Brian is also the founder and leader of IRISSCERT which is Ireland’s first Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT).
Brian regularly presents at various industry conferences around the globe, has authored a number of books, and is a regular contributor to various industry publications.

Valerie Lyons: 
Valerie is the COO and Senior Consultant at BH Consulting. She is an accomplished information security risk manager with extensive senior-level experience in the financial services sector. She has a proven track record in delivering business-driven information security services.
Her experience spans compliance, corporate and ICT governance, data protection, information privacy, cyber auditing, cyber project management, cyber risk management, cyber strategy and leadership and business process controls. Valerie designs and delivers a suite of bespoke technical data protection training programmes and workshops covering a vast range of topics such as Data Protection, ISO 27001, and general cybersecurity awareness.
Valerie is currently pursuing a PhD in DCU, researching organisation privacy protection. Valerie is a certified CISSP for almost 20 years, and holds a Master of Science in Business Leadership from University College Cork. She also holds a number of post graduate diplomas from the Irish Management Institute; 1) Cloud Computing Strategy, 2) Executive Coaching, and 3) Executive Leadership. Her undergrad is a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems from Trinity College Dublin.

Luke Feeney:

Luke has been the Director of Quality & Accreditation and a Knowledge, Information and Quality Management consultant with the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Institute of Leadership since September 2006. Luke has first class honours MSc in Quality & Safety in Healthcare and a professional doctorate from the University of Sunderland, UK. His area of research was the design and development of an integrated CQI framework for healthcare risk, incident & audit management.

Luke has lectured, trained and consulted on all aspects of healthcare knowledge & information management and quality, risk & patient safety management and systems in the Royal College of Surgeons, Trinity College Dublin, the USA and the Middle East and has extensive practitioner experience of quality management having implemented and worked to ISO 9001, IHSAB, JCI, Excellence Ireland (managing people & organisations), UAE MOHESR CAA and ISO 27001 quality standards. Luke is also a certified CHKS Healthcare Surveyor, ISO 27001 Information Security Management Systems Lead Auditor, a certified PRINCE2 Practitioner (Project Management) and a World Health Organization (WHO) consultant (risk management).

Running order

1. How ISO 27001 can help in Managing compliance risk post-Brexit

2. EU Cybersecurity Act & E- Privacy regulation -the implications for governance and rules and how ISO 27001 can help

3. Using ISO 27001 and the ISO 27701 extension to manage your Privacy Program

4. The business implications of the GDPR and how ISO 27001 can help address these

For more information about this seminar please contact

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