15th September 2023

Cyber Security Trends & Threats – Presentation led by Garda National Cyber Crime Bureau


Cyber security is a key consideration for all businesses regardless of size or sector.  Barely a week goes by without news of yet another online scam or fraud making headlines.

With cyber crime a significant and unfortunately growing threat, business owners and managers need to be prepared, and  to miminise exposure to cyber threats. With this in mind, on Tuesday, October 3rd, Ennis Chamber will host a timely and informative event examining ‘Cyber Security Trends and Threats’.

Senior representatives of  The Garda National Cyber Crime Bureau –  the Garda unit tasked with investigations into cyber dependent crime, which include network intrusions, data interference, and attacks on websites belonging to Government departments, state institutions and corporate entities, will give an informative and up to date presentation

The Garda Cyber Crime Bureau is also responsible for the forensic examination of computer media seized during the course of any criminal investigations.

Representing The Garda National Cyber Crime Bureau will be Detective Sergeant Eoin O’Connell, who will be joined by  Detective Sergeant Pat Morrissey the Cyber Crime Bureau’s Western Region supervisor, who is based in Galway.

The aim of their presentation is to raise awareness about threats and risks associated with Internet and telecom use, and where those threats and risks  are coming from. Guidelines and tips will be provided on how to stay vigilant, and deal with these threats.

Case Study

We will also welcome Kevin Tierney, Managing Director, Tierney’s IT Solutions. Founded and headquartered in Ennis, Tierney’s has grown to become a leading independent IT solution provider within the hospitality and SME sectors across Ireland, the UK and EU.

IT specialist Kevin, will share a recent hospitality case study, to highlight the nature of cyber scams and their consequences. Kevin will also address the need for best-of-breed security services to boost protection in critical attack areas, including gateway AV, URL and web content filtering, intrusion prevention, app control, and spam blocking.

This is a not to be missed, event. 

Cyber Security Trends & Threats‘  

Date: Tuesday, October 03, 2023

Time: 09.00

Venue: Temple Gate Hotel, Ennis

This free to attend event is open to all business and is kindly sponsored by St. Francis Credit Union.


To book your place email:  Please include  ‘Cyber Security Event’ in the subject box.

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