When and where is it on?

Renaissance is delighted to announce that the inaugural Cyber Data and Compliance Expo will take place on Wednesday, 29th November 2017 at the Irish Management Institute (IMI), Dublin

How many years has it been going?

1st Year!

What was the inspiration to start it?

Renaissance has been a trusted partner to Irish resellers and their customers for over 30 years. They introduce new, cutting edge and industry leading Data Security and Compliance solutions into the Irish market and have helped implement circa 20 new security solutions over the past 5 years. Now, responding to market pressure and an increased customer demand to understand practical solutions to avoid or recover from cyber-attacks, Renaissance has brought together key global leaders in the cyber solutions space. This 1-day expo will bring together the whole ‘cyber ecosystem’- vendors, resellers, end-user IT experts, and general business thought-leaders, keen to understand what they can do to mitigate security risks to their business.

Michael Conway, Director at Renaissance states that “The need for such an event has been evident for some years and with the advent of GDPR and the increased Cyber threats and risks facing Organisations, Renaissance believes that it is our duty as the leading Data Security Distributor in the Island of Ireland to deliver this ‘All-Ireland’ event. The event will differ from traditional conferences allowing for a much more interactive approach for different types of customer to discuss their requirements and find the most appropriate solutions for their needs.

What exciting things can people look forward to?

Exhibitor Demos

Our Exhibitors are among the leading global Data Security and Compliance Software Companies. See demos of the latest versions of their products first hand and assess their suitability for your requirements.

Expert Insights

Our extensive network in the Security Industry in Ireland means that Renaissance is ideally placed to bring you unique and expert views from the legal, financial, HR and IT professions.

Expert 1 to 1 Clinics

Cyber Security impacts ALL areas of business. Discover practical solutions and ways to minimise business exposure to Cyber related crimes with personal advice from our Experts.

Reseller Guidance

Our Resellers can discuss the practicalities of deploying data security solutions to ensure Best Practice is adhered to and Compliancy is achieved.

What opportunities are on offer for those attending?

For Business Users: Renaissance hope that the fact that it this event is an EXPO, rather than a conference will encourage people to see this as something different. There are a lot of conferences/seminars ongoing on Cyber Security and GDPR related topics, but there is no event solely demonstrating the Solutions that on the market to solve these problems. The internet is great for researching security products and solutions but nothing beats having a real conversation with real people showing the practicalities of using this technology.

For Irish Resellers. This event will allow discussions with 20+ global Security vendors; informing, educating and building relationships that will undoubtedly deliver business revenues in the coming months/years.

An example of one Vendor : CA Technologies believe they can make a real difference to both Resellers and End Users in the Irish Security market. The partnership with CA Technologies & Renaissance, as a Value-Added Distributor has the perfect launch platform at the upcoming Cyber Expo Ireland on 29th November at the Irish Management Institute.


Who will be speaking?

As this is an Expo – speaking slots have been limited to ‘Experts’ in attendance
Mazars, IPA, Smith and Williamson, Cyber Risk International, VM Group, Rits Information Security

What tips would you give to people attending to get the most out of it?

We have pre-booked slots with all participants available when you are registering – Avail of these where possible.

Definitely take the opportunity to hear our speakers in the 4 speaking slots throughout the day – they will give insight into business areas beyond IT

You should plan what you hope to achieve from the day – what are your biggest challenges – check out the website for relevant exhibitors and do your homework before you go

If you are a Reseller in Ireland – do you need additional solutions for your portfolio? What are your gaps?

If you are a Business User – speak with some of the featured Resellers – these contacts will advise on specific solutions for your needs and will be Vendor agnostic

How can people book tickets / when does it usually sell out?

Currently 900+ Registrants!
Visit : http://cyberexpoireland.ie or Register here for Cyber Expo Ireland

Anything else you’d like to add / we should have asked?

Doors Open at 8 AM for Trade, 9AM for all other registrants

There is also a C-Level Evening Wine Reception at 6pm – Please contact [email protected] for further information.

After a day of serious issues and business risk .. a light hearted conclusion to the day .

Colm O’Regan is a critically acclaimed stand-up comedian, columnist and broadcaster. He writes a weekly column for the Irish Examiner and has written for national online and papery publications on both sides of the Irish Sea. Colm is a columnist with RTE Radio 1’s Drivetime, BBC World Service’s In The Balance and BBC World News’ Talking Business.

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