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October 2019 IISF Cork Meeting

IISF October 2019 Chapter Meeting


Date: October 17th 2019

Venue: Johnson Controls Building

Time: 4:00 pm



Machine learning is becoming increasingly critical in responding to cyber threats. This meeting will focus on the application of machine learning in cyber security, with a special emphasis on its successes and future challenges.


Presentation 1: Eamonn O’Toole | Machine Learning | 4:30 - 5:00

Eamonn is senior data scientist at Johnson Controls. During the last two years, he has developed a range of AI driven solutions for risk assessment, event classification, anomaly detection and spatial analytics. He has over 10 years’ experience in machine learning and data science across academia and industry. Eamonn will describe how machine learning is applied within Johnson Controls and provide some recommendations for how organisations can assess the potential of existing market solutions.   


Coffee Break: 5:00 - 5:15


Presentation 2: Gavin Hesse & Simon Johnson | Security  Instrumentation | 5:15 - 5:45

Gavin Hesse - FireEye Ireland Territory Manager & Simon Johnson - Senior Director Global Services & Intelligence at Fireye will discuss Security Instrumentation


Following the presentations there will be an opportunity for some informal networking in Goldberg's, 4 Victoria Rd, Centre, Cork,

T12 HA2F


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