Dr. Sorcha Healy

Dr. Sorcha Healy

Principal Engineer, Lead Data Scientist


company overview

McAfee is one of the world’s leading independent cybersecurity companies. Inspired by the power of working together, McAfee creates business and consumer solutions that make the world a safer place. By building solutions that work with other companies’ products, McAfee helps businesses orchestrate cyber environments that are truly integrated, where protection, detection and correction of threats happen simultaneously and collaboratively. By protecting consumers across all their devices, McAfee secures their digital lifestyle at home and away. By working with other security players, McAfee is leading the effort to unite against cybercriminals for the benefit of all.



Dr. Sorcha Healy is a Principal Engineer and Senior Data Scientist with McAfee in the Office of the Chief Technology Officer. She leads Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Analytics Projects for our internal classification and prioritization. In 2018 she was involved with the Office of the CTO’s Insights and Analytics of global customer threat data shown at our Global Customer show MPOWER in Las Vegas and is heavily involved with developing public cloud analytics. She has partnerships with Applied Math’s in UCC on Anomaly Detection in computer networks and mentors’ interns from CIT and UCC. Her research career started in the Physics Departments of UCC and the Tyndall Institute where she was involved in the modelling of semiconductor and photonic materials and devices. Thereafter she spent 4 years in the Revenue Commissioners as an analyst and a project manager before being recruited by McAfee to develop internal efficacy statistics in 2014. IN HER PERSONAL LIFE, SORCHA HAS 2 RUGBY MAD CHILDREN AND SHE COACHES AND MANAGES HER DAUGHTER’S TEEN RUGBY TEAM AT HIGHFIELD RFC.

Speech Topic & Synopses
MVISION Insights: bringing you the ability to track and protect against prevalent threats in the Middle East

Security teams are overwhelmed by the immense volume of intelligence they must shift through to protect their environments.

Using human-machine teaming, analytics capabilities are expanded to crawl enormous quantities of data and present it as actionable intelligence. Learn & See about MVISION Insights which is the first and only proactive solution that allows you to get ahead of your adversaries before it hits you whatever sectors you may be in: Healthcare, Banking, Government and/or Energy.

Learn more on the session of MVISION Insights: bringing you the ability to track and protect against prevalent threats in the Middle East from Dr. Sorcha Healy, PRINCIPAL ENGINEER, LEAD DATA SCIENTIST @McAfee