Information at Risk: expert insight in Belfast

By: In: Corporate Information Responsibility On: Mar 13, 2014
Information at Risk: expert insight in Belfast

Information at Risk takes place on 10 April at the historic Titanic Building in Belfast. Our keynote speaker is Ken Macdonald, Assistant Commissioner (Scotland & Northern Ireland), UK Information Commissioner’s Office. His talk is entitled Data Protection: Lessons from the past, planning for the future.The programme includes insight and discussion from experts across the information security industry.

  • Colin Rooney, Partner at Arthur Cox, will be speaking on the risks connected to document retention.
  • Richard Mcllwaine-Biggins, Chairman, Secure Data Destruction Division of the Irish Security Industry Assoiation (ISIA) will be looking at the risks associated with ICT equipment disposal.
  • Alan Elwood and Rupert Johnston, Partners at Risk & Resilience Ltd will examine business continuity planning.

Information at Risk will look at the information lifecycle and discuss how insight and planning can offer protection from disaster and risk. It’s an exercise that businesses of all sizes should undertake.

In preparation for the event, I’ll be hosting a series of blogs from our contributors. It’s a chance for you to get a clearer picture what the event and its speakers have to offer.

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Christian Toon

Christian Toon is a former Iron Mountain employee who now works closely with our business within his new role: Senior Cyber Security Expert at PwC UK. Christian's thought leadership in this space is well-acknowledged across the industry. Christian has obtained numerous industry specific and recognised qualifications, he is a qualified Prince2 Practitioner and ISO IEC 27001:2005 Lead Auditor as well as holding auditing qualifications with ISO 9001, ISO 18001 and 14001. Christian has also completed all the Information Assurance Levels from the National School of Government. Christian's application to the Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP) is currently under review along with a potential application to further his development with an Masters in Information Security.