A certified industry professional by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC2) and the Information System Audit & Control Association (ISACA) and recently selected for the IT Governance Expert Panel.
Paul is the Chairman of NACSRO (National Association of Chief Security & Risk Officers), founder of The Irish Cyber Crime Task Force and Chief Advisor to the International Cyber Threat Task Force (ICTTF).
He has worked and trained with such organizations as the US Secret Service, Scotland Yard, FBI, National Counter Terrorism Security Office (MI5), is approved by the National Crime Faculty and is a member of the High Tech Crime Network (HTCN).
After successfully building a consultancy practice in the UK, Paul returned to Ireland and formed Team Info Sec. He built this organization into one of Ireland’s leading indigenous information security advisory firms.
The firm has been successfully acquired and Paul now provides advisory services to a select international client base including acting as an advisor to a number of Governments around the world.
A prolific contributor to the industry media and highly experienced public speaker, Paul acts an advisor to government bodies, law enforcement and fortune 500 companies around the globe.
Speech Topic & Synopses
Paul will discuss how real cyber warfare is and examine the proliferation of an online arms race.
Discussing the motives and economic model behind cybercrime he will then outline how all these risk vectors essentially blur into “Cyber Threats”. Examining the trends in cyber crime and cyber warfare, Paul will then outline the consequences and threat to the CNI Critical National Infrastructure of a nation.
Finally, concluding with some advice on steps that can be taken to mitigate the risks from a strategic level.