A Secure Future: Cybersecurity and the EU

Online Event

Join our online event in cooperation with European Movement Ireland, which will examine the growing importance of Cybersecurity across EU policy areas.


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This is the final event in our three-part series of events for 2021 with Euroepean Movement Ireland offering a range of different perspectives on the issues and opportunities that impact Ireland and its global relationships.

This event will examine the growing importance of Cybersecurity across EU policy areas. We will analyse the role of the EU Cybersecurity Strategy in promoting cyber resilience, safeguarding data and keeping the online economy secure. We will discuss issues concerning prevention, securing critical infrastructure and protecting intellectual property, while also developing capabilities to respond and equipping organisations and citizens. We will also look at the experiences of EU Member States and the recent attack on the Irish Health Service.


Date: Thursday, 25 November

Time: 10.30am (Dublin) / 11.30am (Berlin)



Jo De Muynck, Head of Operational Cooperation Unit, European Union Agency for Cybersecurity      (ENISA)

John Reyels, Head of the Cyber Policy Coordination Staff, German Federal Foreign Office

Brian Honan, CEO & Principal Consultant, BH Consulting Cybersecurity & Data Protection

Welcome address: Matthias Barner, Director Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung UK & Ireland

Moderator: Noelle O Connell, CEO of EM Ireland

Further information on how to join the online discussion will be circulated to registered attendees the day before the event.


You can watch a recording of the event here.


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