Tech Talk: Deep Dive on Cyber Security

We are delighted to announce that our next Tech Talk webinar will be a Deep Dive on Cyber Security.

Please join us on Thursday 9th December for this webinar which is on from 8am to 9am and is open to all it@cork members and non-members. The event series is kindly sponsored by EY.

This webinar will be the second event in our Cyber Security Series, and we have a very exciting line up of expert panellists. During this panel discussion the speakers will be discussing Cyber Security in depth while sharing their different thoughts, skills and knowledge on Cyber Security. During this webinar we will cover various areas some examples include:

  • What controls have been the most important during the Pandemic?
  • Has the threat landscape changed that much in the last 5 years?
  • Why is Incident Response a problem for most organisations?
  • With budgets squeezed, what ways can organisations improve their security level without having to break the bank?

Panellists include:


Registration: This free webinar is open to all. Please click on the following link for registration:

Webinar Registration

The it@cork Tech Talk series is proudly sponsored by EY.

EY exists to build a better working world, helping create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets. Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate. Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

Overview of panellists

Laura Hughes

Laura is a Program Manager with Cloudera; where we believe that data can make what is impossible today, possible tomorrow. Prior to this, Laura worked in McAfee Enterprise providing integrated cyber security solutions across the full I.T. landscape of endpoint to network to cloud, and of course beating the bad guys in the world of cybercrime. Laura is a Board member of it@cork. 

Andy Grzess

Andy is an experienced Chief Technology Officer with a passion for cybersecurity. In his role at Smarttech247, Andy leads the delivery of next generation cyber defence technologies and services to global enterprise customers. Andy dedicated the last seven years of his 20-year IT tenure to cybersecurity, advising clients and peers on policy, technology, trends and architecture associated with security. Andy is an advocate for giving back to the industry and developing tomorrow’s cybersecurity experts. He firmly believes that we should share our knowledge and expertise and provide our customers with the very best in threat Intelligence, detection, and response.

Ross Spelman

Ross is A Director of Cyber Security with EY. He is a Strategic Information Technology and Cyber Security Leader with extensive experience in people, process and technology driven problem-solving across a variety of sectors. Significant management and project experience consulting across a wide range of professional functions at all levels from senior management to executive level. Ross has expertise in the areas of Cyber Security, Data Governance, Cloud Security and Managed Security Services.

Deepak Budhiraja

Deepak is a Cyber Security Specialist/ Senior Manager with EY Risk Advisory Practice. He has over 15 years of experience in the field of Cyber/ Information Security which includes Cyber Security Architecture, strategy and Risk management framework implementation, Information Security Management System, ISO27001 & ISO23301 Implementation and reviews, Information Security audits, Secure SDLC, Vulnerability Assessment Penetration Testing (VAPT), Secure code review, Secure code and application security training, Network Security, PCI DSS Implementation and Compliance, Cloud Security and Design of Security Operation Center (SOC) and SIEM implementation roadmap in Utility, Telecommunications, Banking & Insurance Industry, FMCG & Retail Industry and Information technology and Oil and Gas Industry.

Dave McCormack

Dave is a proven technical leader with over 25 years experience and his current role is a Principal Engineer at McAfee Enterprise. 

Event Details
  • Start Date
    2021-12-09 08:00
  • End Date
    2021-12-09 09:00
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