Cybersecurity tips: Dixon among speakers at Secure Computing Forum event

Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon is among the keynote speakers at this year’s cybersecurity and data protection conference Secure Computing Forum, a partnership between DataSolutions and Independent News & Media.

The conference takes place at Dublin’s RDS on September 12 and will bring together cyber and security experts from the technology and business communities to discuss how best to protect businesses and individuals.

Themes will include the cyber-threat landscape, Artificial Intelligence (AI), social engineering as well as the digital underworld while speakers will also look at the challenges of the future.

Other keynote speakers include John P Carlin, former assistant attorney general for the US Department of Justice National Security Division and Mustafa Al-Bassam, a former hacker, security adviser at Secure Trading and doctoral researcher at University College, London.

“Cybersecurity and data protection and management are becoming increasingly important issues for Irish businesses,” said Karen Preston, sales director at Independent News & Media.

Michael O’Hara, group managing director at DataSolutions added: “Cybersecurity is an issue that remains at the top of the agenda for Irish businesses and we are very excited about the line-up of speakers for 2019.”

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