Cyber Forum

Forum Lead: Eamonn Larkin (Rent The Runway)
Check our calendar and newsletter for the latest upcoming itag events.

About itag Cyber Forum

itag Cyber Forum are currently carrying out research into the skills need of the Cyber security sector along the wild AtlanTec way.  This involves interviewing member companies to investigate where the greatest challenges for this  industry lie at present and what steps can be taken to address these.  The forum seeks to provide a network for industry and academia to share information, provide feedback from industry and support skills development in the region for the cyber security sector.  We look forward to reporting back to you once we have our research completed.

In association with: Cyber Ireland

itag Cyber Forum Committee Members
Eamonn Larkin (Chair) Rent The Runway Garret Taylor, IBM Mike Hughes, CitySwift
Andrea Manning, CyberPie John Barry, Intel Pat O’Grady, Enterprise Ireland
Brian Lee, ATU Jane O’Connor Paul Brennan, State Street
Ben Kinsella, Versono Medical Joanne O’Connor, HPE Ronan Kilgannon, State Street
Caroline Cawley, itag John Brosnan, Rapid7 Robert McFeely, Octiga
Denise Rocks, Regional Skills Forum Jo Mullins, itag Ruth Lennon, ATU
Enda Barrett, NUI Galway Liam Varley, State Street Seamus Dowling, ATU
Eoin Byrne, Cyber Ireland Louise Gallagher, HPE Sean Morris, TitanHQ
Eoin Mooney, Avaya Michael Lang, NUI Galway Sean Duignan, ATU
Gerry Carty, Avaya Michael Schukat, NUI Galway Veronica Rogers, ATU

Upcoming Events & Training

Cyber Summit – 29th September 2022
Cyber Tuesday – 1st Tuesday of every month, will recommence in October 2022
Cyber Security Analyst Bootcamp – commencing October 2022
Cyber Research Conference – April 2023


Cyber Mentor Programme

itag Cyber Forum are delight to announce the launch of our new Cyber Security Mentor Programme.  This programme is designed to have industry experts encourage and create opportunities for those attending our Cyber Security Analyst Bootcamp.

Meet the Mentors

If you are interested in becoming a mentor or getting involved with itag Cyber Forum please email

Members Library and Resources

Our Members can now access our members library where you will find recordings of talks along with several useful resources, we have included some of these below.

itag Cyber Forum talks, discuss a variety of cyber security topics, as well as Cyber talks from our most recent AtlanTec Festival.  You can now review (FC) Freaky Clown’s ‘How I Rob Banks’ or Paul Delahunty’s ‘Cyber Security Trends to Lookout for 2022/2023’.  Chatch up will all our itag Cyber Forum Talks.

We were delighted to have an online Cyber Summit in October 2021 with experts on Crytocurrency, Zero Trust, Cyberpsychology and more.  You can now review all our Cyber Summit talks.

Cyber Security Analyst Bootcamps, includes talks from member companies such as Intel and Rapid7 as well as career development talks for GMIT and NUI Galway.  You can now review all Cyber Security Analyst Bootcamps talks

itag Podcasts, Philip Smith, Avaya discusses tech issues with leading experts from our tech community.  Including discussions Cybersecurity trends, Cyber Ireland, IOT Fishtank Hacks and Security tips with Scott Doolin & Joanne O’Connor both for HPE.  To listen to itag’s Podcasts click here

The National Cyber Security Centre provides guidance documents which can be accessed here

Cyber Security – Career Opportunities

For career opportunities in Cyber Security please check out our Career Opportunities page.


October 27 2022

Cyber Security Summit 2022

itag Cyber Forum are bringing together Cyber Security experts, Technologists,...
April 5 2022

Cyber Tuesday - BT Security – ‘We See Further’

Join itag Cyber forum for Cyber Tuesday on 8th April...
October 14 2021

Cyber Security Summit 2021

itag Cyber Forum are bringing together Cyber Security experts, Technologists,...
April 27 2021

Cyber Tuesday - Secure Networks

This presentation will cover the how security processes are changing...
April 21 2021

Building Cyber Security & Compliance into your Start-up

If you’re in the early stages of the start-up lifecycle...
February 9 2021

Traditional Security Operations to a Fusion operating model for Incident Response

Moving from a traditional Security Operations to a Fusion operating...