Expert Line-Up for “De-Risking Cyber Security: A Multi-Pronged Approach”

Cyber Security is truly one of the greatest challenges facing businesses globally today. As the threat landscape grows in complexity, are business owners truly aware of the risks they face? In this invite-only, free breakfast briefing, HOMS Solicitors together with partners ActionPoint, Renaissance and Arachas aim to educate and empower attendees in three key areas: Corporate Governance, Cyber Security Technology and Cyber Insurance policies.

Ahead of “De-Risking Cyber Security” , we profile the three speakers who will be providing expert advice and insights on the cyber challenges facing businesses today. With years of experience assisting companies in protecting against cyber risks, these speakers will be a number of key takeaways for all attendees.


Norman Newell

Sales Director, Renaissance

Norman has worked in the IT industry for over 25 years with many of these years focused on IT Security and Compliance.

As Sales Director for Renaissance, Norman leads a strong team of experienced cyber security salespeople, who work with partners throughout the island of Ireland.

Renaissance are over 31 years in business and are the go-to distributor for the best in market cyber security and compliance solutions.

Renaissance also host Ireland’s biggest Cyber Expo annually in November, with up to 30 of the world leading vendors in the cyber security present.

Norman’s talk “Managing Cyber Risks in an Evolving Threat Landscape” will examine the new threats emerging on a regular basis, and how companies are struggling to keep up with the advances of these multi-faceted threats. Renaissance and its partners ActionPoint provide advice on the new and emerging threats, and how to position your company to combat them.

Martin Adams ACII MIRM

Special Risks Director, Arachas.

An Associate of the Insurance Institute of Ireland and Associate Member of the Institute of Risk Managers, Martin has over 30 years insurance experience working in the London Insurance Market, the Middle East and 23 years’ experience in the Irish Insurance sector.

Throughout these years, Martin has been arranging cover in Ireland and specialises in Cyber Risk, Professional Indemnity, Management Liability and Professional Risk Management.

He frequently lectures and provides technical advice to various institutions, associations and groups in Ireland on cyber risk management issues, claims prevention and claims handling procedures.

At “De-Risking Cyber Security”, Martin will speak about “The Why, How and What of Cyber Security”, examining the benefits and real-life importance of cyber cover and cyber security trends to look out for in 2019 and beyond.


Michael Murphy

Partner, HOMS Solicitors

Working with HOMS Solicitors since 2009, Michael has vast experience in matters regarding insurance and cyber claims, such as misappropriation of funds from professionals by cyber criminals, and has achieved excellent results, such as the recovery of a substantial amount which was frozen in the bank of another Member State.

Michael also advises on the GDPR, including compliance strategies, risk minimisation and litigation arising from data breaches.

Michael’s talk “Cyber Security: Governance Risk and the Boardroom Agenda” will focus on the importance of addressing cyber security as a business risk, and not just an IT issue and how to train your staff, the front line of your cyber defense.

If you are a business owner or C-Level executive, this event will provide valuable insights on today’s cyber security challenges and how you can protect your business.

Registrations for this event have now closed.