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Session 2 Streams – 3.15pm to 5.15pm


Virtual CPD Update – Cork Society:
Cyber resilience

Are you prepared for a cyber-attack? Do you have a plan in place to recover quickly? Join our speakers as they discuss the current threats and how you can exercise more resilience to defend your organisation from a cyber threat.

Chaired by David Swinburne, Cork Society



Time: Tile: Speaker:
1.00pm Technical Update on Cyber Security Dani Micheaux, KPMG
1.35pm Implementing effective security strategies Ronan Murphy, SMARTech
2.10pm Protecting the Enterprise Anthony O’Callaghan, Carbery
2.40pm Discussion Panel All Speakers


Dani Micheaux, KPMG

Dani is a Partner in KPMG Consulting IT Advisory based in Ireland and is the EMA Cyber Security Lead for KPMG. She has over 20 years of working experience where she has had the opportunity to consult multiple clients on Cyber Security Strategy and Governance and Transformation and Remediation Programmes especially within the Financial, Telecommunications, Energy, and Government sectors. Prior to KPMG Ireland, Dani built the Cyber Security Practice in Malaysia and was the ASPAC Cyber Lead for 6 years.
She has extensive experience of working with clients on improving board understanding of cyber security matters and building up cyber security teams in her acting CISO roles for telecommunications and power companies in Asia. She is an advocate for inclusion & diversity, and women’s participation in computer science and cyber degrees.

Ronan Murphy, SMARTech

Ronan is an accomplished executive with over 20 years’ experience in the tech industry. Ronan is currently the Executive Chairman of Smarttech247, a multi-award-winning managed cyber security company that specializes in the delivery and management of complex cybersecurity solutions worldwide. Ronan is also the CEO & founder of Getvisibility, a leading AI data governance & security software company.

Anthony O’Callaghan, Carbery Group

Anthony is the Chief Information Officer at The Carbery Group as well as the current Chairman of it@Cork,.

Anthony is a successful result driven executive with over 20 years of experience in enterprise-level solutions and management. Anthony is currently employed as the Chief Information Officer for the Carbery Group which is a global leader in food ingredients and flavours with operations in EMEA, APAC and the Americas with overall responsible for all digital aspects of the group business.

Prior to Carbery Anthony spent 18 years with Flex where he has worn many hats such as leading supply chain solutions and commercial quotations for Flex GSS, leading the IT operations group spanning 15 of Flex EMEA sites, initiated and directed a BI enablement team focussed on delivering business insight to the EMEA region, led the IT Implementations group, managed large scale global deployments, IT account manager for some of their largest customers, lead architect of the cloud strategy team, developed as a functional logistics and enterprise planning consultant and at the beginning I worked as a network administrator.

Anthony also worked a two-year period with Johnson controls where he led the global Analytics and Artificial Intelligence group responsible for transforming the company into a data driven organisation and enabling the organisation to remove significant cost using Artificial Intelligence / RPA.

Anthony is also the Chairman of it@cork which is the largest not for profit technology focused organisation in the south of Ireland representing over 300 member companies.