Cybersecurity talent and expertise has lead Belfast to emerge as a leader in cybersecurity. This session will look at key challenges for the Financial Services Industry and society at large, reflecting on how we can drive further innovation within the sector.
- Don Callahan, Head of Operations & Technology at Citi
- Robert Duncan, Chief Information Security Officer, Euronext
- Stephen Wray, Commercial Director at Centre for Secure Information Technology (CSIT)
- Colin Cluney, Head of Central Information Assurance Team at Dept of Finance & Personnel
11.30 am :: Registration
12.00 pm :: Opening thoughts from Don Callaghan Head of Operations & Technology, Citi
12.10 pm :: Panel discussion
12:45 pm :: Networking Lunch (Sponsored by Citi)
About the Panel
Don Callahan - Head of Operations & Technology, Citi
Don Callahan manages global Operations & Technology at Citi, including leadership of the Chief Infrastructure Office, which sets global standards for all technology throughout Citi, and the Digital Governance Office, which drives digital strategy across Citi's businesses. Mr. Callahan is a seasoned executive with extensive experience transforming organizations through technology. Prior to joining Citi in 2007, he held executive positions at IBM, Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse, where he developed and implemented client-centric technology strategies that increased productivity, enhanced client service and improved profitability.
Robert Duncan, Chief Information Security Officer, Euronext
Robert Duncan has been CISO at Euronext since August 2014. Rob is responsible for overall Information Security Strategy along with the oversight of various core teams: Threat and Vulnerability Management, Security Architecture, Application Security, Security Operations, and Awareness, as well as managing the relationship with regulators in respect to the firm’s security posture. Robert has extensive international experience, having been based in New York, London, Hong Kong and Australia. Prior to Euronext, he worked for ANZ Bank in Melbourne, Australia, where he was responsible for Technology Risk and Security for their International Global Markets division. He was also Head of Global Risk and Governance for Prudential plc PGDS division, supporting the division globally with extensive travel of Asia and the USA. He holds an LLB (London), MBA (Cranfield), and a post graduate qualification in Executive IT Management from Columbia University in New York.
Stephen Wray - Commercial Director, ECIT Institute
Commercial Director of The ECIT Institute at Queen's University Belfast, Stephen has overall responsibility for Innovation commercialisation; industrial partnerships, contract research, license agreements, business spin-outs etc. His remit includes ECIT’s Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT). CSIT is the UK’s National Centre for Cyber Security Innovation and has been the nucleating point for the emergence of a new Cyber Security cluster in Belfast. Stephen is also a board member of the Northern Ireland Science Park, on the steering committee of the Capital Markets Collaborative Network and a member of the MATRIX ICT/Digital foresight panel. Stephen has a wealth of experience in building and growing tech start-ups, he was VP Licensing at APTX Ltd (acquired by CSR Plc) and Amphion Semiconductor (now owned by Entropic).
Colin Cluney - Head of Central Information Assurance Team, Department of Finance & Personnel
Since 2001, Colin has worked alongside colleagues in the ICT field on topics including eGovernment, Digital Inclusion and Data Protection. Over the past sixteen months, he has led the Central Information Assurance Team on providing advice and guidance across the Northern Ireland Civil Service on a wide range of Information Assurance (IA) related issues. Colin has been a civil servant for over 30 years – working in areas as diverse the Public Record Office, Water Service, Personnel and as a Press Officer during a pretty exciting time in Northern Ireland’s recent history. This included the many ups and downs of the Talks Process, three US Presidential as well as numerous Prime Ministerial and Royal visits and, along the way, dealing with topics as diverse as a Foot and Mouth crisis and the Millennium Bug.
When & Where
ISACA Ireland provides regular seminars & workshops to support Information Security, Audit, Control, Data Privacy, Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) practitioners. Events are primarily organised for members along with guests, but non-members are generally welcome provided they do not engage in any overt marketing activities.
ISACA and the Local Chapter (ISACA Ireland) are vendor neutral organisations which do not endorse specific vendors. As an independent, nonprofit, global association, ISACA engages in the development, adoption and use of globally accepted, industry-leading knowledge and practices for information systems. Previously known as the Information Systems Audit and Control Association, ISACA now goes by its acronym only, to reflect the broad range of IT governance professionals it serves.