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Irish Information Security Forum

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Officers &  Members - IISF Management Committee

 


IISF Management Committee Carol Anne McGough - Chair  

mcgoughca@gmail.com 



Michelle Garrigan

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Michelle Garrigan - Vice Chair

 

An experienced and passionate information security leader with extensive experience across financial services. 

Following a transition into information security, Michelle formalised her technical knowledge by graduating with a first in Computing from Technological University Dublin.

 

Michelle is evangelical about information security and  actively participates in the community and represents Bank of America at industry level. Michelle regularly presents at industry forums and conferences.

Michelle has a depth of experience in financial services information security with a proven track-record delivering information security programmes, embedding security culture, and delivering results.


david cahill

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David Cahill - Treasurer

secretary@iisf.ie


With significant Information Security experience (17+ years) within Financial Services in Ireland David has lead out on a number of key Architecture, Strategy deliverables:

>Developed security strategy plans and roadmaps based on robust enterprise architecture practices for cloud and on premise environments

>Identified and driven resolution on security aspects of operational and projects issues

>Conducted information security architecture reviews and threat assessments against new and existing applications and services

>Reviewed third party vendors to ensure the appropriate tools, configurations and workflows are in place

>Proactively investigated and researched new threats and proposed solutions to mitigate

  


  Martina Costelloe

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Martina Costelloe - Secretary 

martina.costello@smbc.aero


Security / Risk Professional with 25+ years experience in all areas of Information Security in Financial Services. Areas of specialisation include risk assessment, standards and good practice, Cybercrime prevention and user engagement and awareness.

Particularly interested in the human dimension with regard to embedding good information security and when designing control frameworks.

 

 

 

 

   


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Paul ConatyPaul Conaty - Public Relations

pconaty@cwsi.ie

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Jer RyanJer Ryan - Digital Engagement

mailbox+iisf@vosoft.com

 

Implementing digital initiatives to assist with IISF's mission to grow Information Security awareness,  facilitate access to cybersecurity industry knowledge and expertise, and extend community reach.

Jer has many years experience directing web application development teams and providing technical consulting to Internet startups where data security and privacy is paramount. 
 


  

  
 

 


Ellen Swords

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Information Security Manager in Kontex. Ellen has worked on a broad range of engagements; Third Party Risk Management, GDPR, Technology Transformation, Risk Assessments and Cyber Maturity Assessments.


 

 

 

 

 

 



 


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Yousef HazimeeYousef Hazimee  
Associate Committee Member

 

Yousef is the Head of Security in LearnUpon and has 17 years professional experience across industry and professional services.

 

Yousef has significant experience in all aspects of information security and data protection including the delivery of large scale security programs to deliver strategic enhancements to security control environments.

 

Yousef has a keen interest in security as a business driver and enabler as well as developing the next generation of security professionals.

 

 

 


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David KennefickDavid Kennefick
Associate Committee Member

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Richard LiddleRichard Liddle 
Associate Committee Member

richard.liddle@gmail.com

 

A long standing member and previous chair of the IISF, Richard has a long and varied career in Information Security, Systems Management, Compliance and a bit of everything.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Christina Quinn - Committee Member

christina.quinn@ie.ey.com 


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Brian Molony - Committee Member

brian.molony@vhi.ie


linkedin profileNiall McEvoy - Committee Member

niall.mcevoy@musgrave.ie  


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Steven Walsh - Associate Committee Member

steve.x.walsh@bnymellon.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

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If you are interested in finding out more about the IISF, or would like to attend one of our Chapter Meetings as an invited guest, please contact the
IISF Secretary:

By email:
secretary@iisf.ie

By post:

David Cahill

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