Newry Chamber Event: Protecting Your Business Assets From Cyber Threats

Protecting Your Business Assets From Cyber Threats - LoughTec Cyber Security Company Newry Chamber

Join us for this breakfast seminar, in collaboration with Newry Chamber on 17th November 2022

Thursday 17th November 2022

8.30 AM – 10.00 AM

Canal Court Hotel & Spa, Newry

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Bringing together business leaders, industry experts and SMEs that have embraced technological change, this informative event in collaboration with Newry Chamber will explore how you can mitigate against the growing cyber threat and how to apply these principles to your business.

This thought provoking-seminar will explore the growing cyber security threat across the world.

The seminar will feature three informative presentations and an in-depth Q&A session. It will also be a great opportunity to network with local business owners and IT personnel to share insights and knowledge.

A FREE Cyber Security Network Audit will be made available for all event attendees, giving you a detailed report of your cyber defence posture and how you can make improvements to lower the attack surface.


  • 8:30 am – Registration, networking and welcome refreshments – breakfast roll, tea/coffee
  • 9:00am – Introductions from Tony McKeown, CEO of Newry Chamber
  • 9:05am – Brian McCabe, Global IT Manager at Euro Auctions
  • 9:20am – Case Study Speaker to be confirmed soon
  • 9:35am – Séan McDermott, CEO of LoughTec
  • 9:50am – Q&A
  • 10:00am – Close and networking


Brian McCabe – Global IT Manager at Euro Auctions

Brian McCabe has been the Global IT Manager at Euro Auctions for almost 15 years, leading the company’s design, development and implementation of IT solutions.

During that time, Euro Auctions has experienced rapid growth, with Brian responsible for facilitating £1.3 billion of worldwide online auction sales through the company’s online bidding service. He also ensured the company’s auction services continued to operate as usual during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Brian is responsible for delivering the company’s overall IT strategy, ensuring the business’s future needs are met and sustainable.

Brian is passionate about the IT industry, having over 20 years of experience in senior IT management roles.


Séan McDermott, CEO, LoughTec

Seán McDermott is the CEO and co-founder of LoughTec, an IT infrastructure and Cyber Security company specialising in managed IT provision, remote working software and cybersecurity solutions.

Founded in 2006, Seán is responsible for overseeing LoughTec’s strategic growth across EMEA and its ongoing expansion into emerging markets.

Under Seán’s guidance, the company has experienced a surge in growth in recent years, onboarding several high-profile clients from the banking, education, security, pharma and agri-food sectors.

Seán is passionate about the cyber landscape and educating clients. He will present the cyber threats he and LoughTec are seeing on a daily basis that all businesses need to be aware of, as well as industry examples of how cyber threats can have a catastrophic effect on businesses.

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Contact Cyber Security Company LoughTec for a free no-obligation discussion on your business cyber security posture. Call +44 (0) 28 8225 2445 or email

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