[Owasp-ireland] ISACA Conference: GRC 2.0 - Breaking Down The Silos Conference

Fiona Collins fiona.collins at owasp.org
Mon Sep 15 10:19:15 UTC 2014

Good morning all,

ISACA Ireland are hosting a conference in Dublin this October. As a
supporting organisation they have offered OWASP members the opportunity to
attend at the same rate as their own members. If you would like to avail of
this discount, please use the promotion code "OWASP".

The registration page can be accessed via www.isaca.ie. Conference and
speaker details below.

*Former CIO of Whitehouse Theresa Payton to speak at “GRC 2.0 - Breaking
Down the Silos”*

Join Theresa Payton, former White House CIO and cyber-security and privacy
authority, along with an impressive line up of thought leaders and
practitioners, at the ISACA Ireland Conference “GRC 2.0 - Breaking Down the
Silos” one day event being held in Croke Park, Dublin on the 3rd of October

Theresa Payton is one of America's most respected authorities on internet
security, net crime, fraud mitigation and technology implementation. As
White House Chief Information Officer from 2006 to 2008 -- the first woman
ever to hold that position -- she administered the information technology
enterprise for the President and 3,000 staff members.  As founder of
Fortalice, LLC, a security, risk and fraud consulting company, she now
lends her expertise to organizations large and small, helping them improve
their information technology systems against emerging, amorphous cyber

*Conference Speakers include:*
 - Former White House CIO and CEO and President, Fortalice Solutions, LLC,
Theresa Payton
 - Independent computer security analyst and prolific blogger, Graham Cluley
 - Deputy Commissioner at the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner
(Ireland), John O'Dwyer
 - Director of MACCSA (Multinational Alliance for Collaborative Cyber
Situational Awareness), Patrick Curry
 - Founder and Chief Executive Officer of InterPoint Group John Linkous
 - Renowned cyber security expert and CTO of Cytelligence, Professor John
 - Founder, GiveADay and Chair of ISACA London's Security Advisory, Amar

Sponsored by Espion & Citi, the event is open to ISACA members as well as
non-members.  Attendees will gain 7 CPEs, networking opportunities and
insight into the latest thinking in the fields of Audit Management,
Cyber-security, Risk Management, Privacy Management, Application Security
and Enterprise Governance.

"We are excited to announce that Theresa has kindly agreed to speak at our
event." said Neil Curran president of the ISACA Ireland chapter.

"The conference has a fantastic programme of speakers including
practitioners all over the world covering topics which we as professionals
are dealing with in our daily jobs.  Talks will cover topics such as
Measuring Control Effectiveness, Effective Defence Strategies for Cyber
Security, Intelligence Led Security, Supply Chain Risk Management,
Weaponising Cyber-currencies, Harmonising Privacy Compliance, Revisiting
XSS Sanitization, GRC Tool Implementation and much, much more. We want to
bring the Irish information systems community together for this educational
and great networking event,” he continued.

OWASP are all supporting the conference by promoting the event to their
respective memberships, and enabled ISACA Ireland to take the conference to
a wide audience of  industry professionals.  The result is an event that is
unmissable for those who want to hear the wisdom of the industry's elite
players, ask questions and expand their network in an environment that
promises knowledge sharing and debate.

To find out more and to register for the event, please visit the

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact conference at isaca.ie

*About ISACA Ireland*

With more than 115,000 constituents in 180 countries, ISACA® (www.isaca.org)
helps business and IT leaders build trust in, and value from, information
and information systems. Established in 1969, ISACA is the trusted source
of knowledge, standards, networking, and career development for information
systems audit, assurance, security, risk, privacy and governance
professionals. ISACA offers the Cybersecurity Nexus™, a comprehensive set
of resources for cybersecurity professionals, and COBIT®, a business
framework that helps enterprises govern and manage their information and
technology. ISACA also advances and validates business-critical skills and
knowledge through the globally respected Certified Information Systems
Auditor® (CISA®), Certified Information Security Manager®(CISM®), Certified
in the Governance of Enterprise IT® (CGEIT®) and Certified in Risk and
Information Systems Control™ (CRISC™) credentials. The association has more
than 200 chapters worldwide.

ISACA Ireland is the local chapter with over 500 governance, risk and
compliance professionals within it's membership from Ireland and N. Ireland
  The chapter aims to sponsor local educational seminars and workshops,
conduct regular chapter meetings, and help to further promote and elevate
the visibility of the IS audit, control and security profession throughout
the island of Ireland. With 20 events delivered in the past year in
locations through out Ireland on a wide range of subject matters, the
chapter is one of the most vibrant and active chapters in the world
striving to deliver value to members.  The annual conference is the prize
gem of the event calendar and is not to be missed.

*More Info*
Twitter: @isacaireland #GRCDublin2014
Website:  www.isaca.ie
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=4126757
Press Contact: Neil Curran, conference at isaca.ie

*Supporting Organisations*
 - Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
 - Cloud Security Alliance
 - Ireland Chapter (CSA Ireland)
 - Information Risk Management and Audit Group of British Computer Society
 - International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
 - International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium –
Ireland (ISC2 Ireland)
 - Irish Computer Society (ICS)
 - Irish information Security Forum (IISF)
 - OWASP Ireland

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