2024 Schedule


July 17th 2024 - 15:00-16:00 GMT
On July 17th, 2024, the financial sector is invited to DORA DAY II, a webinar marking a significant step towards enhanced digital operational resilience with the introduction of the second batch of policy products by the Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA). Following the successful DORA DAY I and one year after DORA Go Live Day, this event promises to deepen the understanding of new regulatory and technical standards, including incident reporting and testing frameworks. Designed for compliance specialists, professional service providers, consultants, and other stakeholders navigating DORA compliance, the webinar will cover the latest standards, incident reporting requirements, resilience testing methodologies, and compliance strategies. The session also includes an interactive Q&A with experts, making it essential for EU financial sector professionals, ICT and cybersecurity professionals, risk management officers, and senior management aiming to enhance their cyber defense mechanisms and ensure seamless compliance with evolving regulations.

President's Fireside: DORA and the Financial Sector

June 12th 2024 - 09:30-10:30
Join Paul C Dwyer, President of the ICTTF International Cyber Threat Task Force for an online fireside chat with Pekka Dare, President of the ICA International Compliance Association as they discuss the DORA Digital Operational Resilience Act and its impact on the financial sector not just in Europe but globally. They will also explore the opportunities for education and career advancement as the financial sector focuses on improving and "proving" resilience. 

DORA DECODED: CRI Client Workshop

April 30th 2024 - 10:00-13:00
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Chaired by Paul C Dwyer, President of the ICTTF / CEO of Cyber Risk International - "DORA Decoded" is a half-day workshop happening on April 25th in IFSC Dublin, tailored for executives aiming to navigate the Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA) compliance confidently. Organised by CRI, this event offers a deep dive into DORA regulations with expert-led presentations, interactive sessions, and a personalised action planning workshop to ensure attendees not only understand but excel in regulatory compliance. Participants will also enjoy networking opportunities, tailor-made strategy development, and a chance to create a DORA compliance roadmap suited to their organisation's specific needs. Designed for CEOs, CIOs, Compliance Officers, and Risk Managers, the workshop promises actionable insights and strategies for operational resilience in the digital age. Limited spaces are available, encouraging interested executives to register promptly to secure their participation in this transformative event.

T200.org - "Beyond Borders and Boundaries:
Leading the Charge in Digital Resilience Under DORA"

April TBC 2024 - 17:00-18:00
In an era where digital threats loom large and operational resilience is non-negotiable, the European Union’s Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA) stands as a beacon of regulatory foresight. With a compliance deadline of January 17, 2025, DORA extends its reach far beyond the confines of the European financial sector, casting a wide net over ICT supply chains and global financial entities operating within Europe.

This ground breaking legislation mandates a comprehensive approach to digital resilience, encompassing not only financial institutions but also their critical third-party service providers, thus reshaping the landscape of international finance and technology.  

As we stand at the precipice of this regulatory evolution, the imperative for C-level technology executives is clear: leadership in technology and risk management is not just an advantage; it is a necessity. This presentation, "Beyond Borders and Boundaries: Leading the Charge in Digital Resilience Under DORA," seeks to equip you with the insights and strategies to navigate the complexities of DORA compliance.

Through a detailed exploration of DORA’s broad scope, we will delve into its implications for the global financial sector, the critical role of the ICT supply chain, and the undeniable impact on operations beyond Europe's borders.  

Join Paul C. Dwyer, a renowned cybersecurity, risk, and compliance expert, as he unveils the layers of DORA and its significance for your organization. This session is not just about understanding the legal mandates; it’s about grasping the leadership challenge in fostering an environment of digital operational resilience.

Learn the key elements of DORA compliance, the strategic importance of effective technology leadership, and the proactive measures your organization must adopt to not only comply but thrive in this new regulatory era.   Don't miss this opportunity to be at the forefront of digital resilience. Prepare your organization for the future, today.

 Cyber Expo Ireland & Cyber Con Ireland

April 18th 2024 - 09:00-17:00
Paul C Dwyer, President of the ICTTF will deliver an opening keynote and closing presentation at this prestigious event hosted and organised by Renaissance. Renaissance, Ireland’s leading Data Security Distributor is delighted to introduce our annual Cyber Data and Compliance Expo & Conference. As usual, we will be bringing together the whole cyber ecosystem- exhibitors, resellers, end users, IT experts and general business thought leaders keen to understand what they can do to mitigate security risks to their business. Cyber Con Ireland will allow the ability to hear case studies of how technology has been applied in different industries, and to speak to multiple Security Experts on a 1-1 for advice, guidance and demonstrations of the solutions – all in the one location and only taking a few hours is a very effective and productive use of time.

EU DORA Summit Conference and Expo

March 27th 2024 - 09:00-17:00
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The EU DORA Summit is a premier event focusing on the Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA), designed to bring together experts, compliance leaders, and innovators in the field. The summit features a program of presentations by leading authorities on DORA, providing attendees with deep insights into compliance strategies and regulatory developments. Participants will gain practical, actionable knowledge to implement robust digital operational resilience practices and explore cutting-edge compliance technologies. The event facilitates peer networking, allowing professionals to connect and share experiences to enhance their DORA compliance journey. More info here

Understanding DORA -  Webinar

March 6th 2024 - 11:00-12:00
Join Technology Ireland ICT Skillnet for a pivotal webinar aimed at demystifying the Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA) for ICT and Financial Sector professionals, serving as an ideal preparation for the EU DORA Summit on 27th March 2024. Led by Paul C Dwyer, a notable figure in cybersecurity and chair of the summit, this session promises to enrich participants with a deep understanding of DORA's educational mandates and the career opportunities it offers in the financial and ICT fields. Attendees will explore how DORA influences the ICT and financial sectors, its role in fortifying Europe's digital infrastructure, and the ways in which compliance can enhance professional development and career progression. The webinar will cover crucial topics such as risk management, cyber resilience principles, and provide a preview of the advantages of attending the upcoming EU DORA Summit, emphasising the intersection of technological innovation and regulatory compliance for professional growth.

DORA Clarion Call -  Webinar

Feb 15th 2024 - 14:30-15:30
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The "DORA Clarion Call" webinar offers a crucial insight into the Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA), a regulatory framework aimed at enhancing operational resilience in the financial sector. This concise 30-45 minute session not only outlines how organizations can actively engage with and influence the future of digital resilience but also highlights the strategic advantages of participating in the EU DORA Summit. Attendees will gain valuable insights into DORA's implications, participate in a live Q&A with experts, and learn about opportunities for leadership in cybersecurity, compliance, and legal services through DORA compliance. This webinar is an essential platform for organizations offering solutions to digital resilience challenges, providing them with a unique opportunity to join a community of leaders in shaping the future of financial security and operational excellence.

DORA DAY! - Webinar

Jan 27th 2024 - 11:30-12:30
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"DORA Day" is a crucial one-hour webinar occurring exactly one year before the DORA Regulation becomes effective, serving as an essential precursor to the EU DORA Summit. This event is designed not just as a webinar but as a strategic starting point for organisations to sprint towards DORA compliance. It offers a unique opportunity to understand the urgency of compliance within a year, gain strategic insights from industry leaders on navigating the compliance landscape, and engage in a collaborative environment with professionals ranging from compliance officers to CEOs. The session aims to prepare participants for the comprehensive discussions at the EU DORA Summit, highlighting key focus areas under DORA, exploring challenges and opportunities, and providing practical steps towards compliance, thus ensuring attendees leave with a clear understanding of the path to DORA readiness and the resources available to aid their journey.