Irish Times to host expert cybersecurity panel

Ransomware, cyber threats and collaboration up for discussion

Photograph: iStock

Photograph: iStock


Data security is a hot topic for businesses as the combination of the Covid-19 pandemic and the growing threat of cyber attacks increases the risk to Irish companies.

With data an increasingly valuable business asset, how best to protect it is a critical consideration.

The Irish Times is hosting an expert panel to discuss cybersecurity resilience, how professionals manage risks and the importance of collaboration to create a safer, more accountable online environment. Tech experts Eoin Keary, chief executive of Edgescan, and Huawei’s chief security officer Andy Purdy join Irish Times business and technology journalist Ciara O’Brien to discuss everything from ransomware to mitigating risks.

The discussion will take place at 1pm on August 27th. Register here to join the event.