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.
Host – Seán McDermott, CEO – LoughTec
8.30 AM – Welcome refreshments – breakfast roll, tea/coffee
9.00 AM – Introductions
9.05 AM – Presentations begin
Yvonne Conway, Project Manager, Woodvale Construction Company
Yvonne has been Woodvale Construction Company‘s Project Manager since 2015. She has been responsible for managing the company’s IT infrastructure and developing its IT Development Plan. This has ensured their IT system was scalable to meet the future demands and growth of the business. Having evolved from humble beginnings, Woodvale is now an innovative, reliable and flexible contractor that boasts an enviable portfolio of projects across the UK and Ireland.
Yvonne will discuss how Woodvale Construction Company has embraced technological change to not only successfully grow its business, but also to protect it from the growing cyber threat.
Nigel Collins, Technical Lead – Cyber and Technology, McLarens
Recognised within the industry as a leader in the handling of cyber and technology losses, Nigel Collins has a wealth of expertise, drawn from more than 30 years of experience, including senior management roles at national and global loss adjusting firms.
Nigel joined McLarens as Technical Lead for Cyber and Technology in February 2021. He has taken responsibility for the development and strategic growth of the division, driving operational and technical activity, in addition to further building UK and global teams of specialist adjusters.
Nigel will discuss cyber security insurance and why it must play a vital role in your business planning to help protect you from the growing threat of cybercrime.
Seán McDermott, CEO, LoughTec
Seán McDermott is the CEO and co-founder of LoughTec, an IT infrastructure 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.
9.50 AM – Q&A session
10.05 AM – Free Raffle for all attendees
10.10 AM – Attendee Networking
11.00 AM – Event Close
Free registration for the event can be completed here.