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20 Feb 2024

Cyber Security for Management/Board – Online 20/02/2024

Target Audience

Managers and Board Members of charities and not-for-profits.


This interactive workshop will provide the participant with a view of the cyber security risks faced by charities and not-for-profits and measures they can take to reduce these risks.

  1. Introduction:
  • What is cyber security and why is it important?
  • The different types of cyber threats.
  • The impact of a cyber attack on a charity or not-for-profit.
  • The importance of cyber security awareness for management.
  1. Case studies
  2. Cyber security best practices:
  • Social engineering
  • Password security
  • Email security
  • Physical security
  • Incident response


Delivered virtually via Google Meet. There are a number of short videos showing examples of various techniques being used to compromise people. A copy of the slides will be provided as well as a link to download cyber security related guidance.


Liam Lynch

Liam has 35 years of experience working in IT, with at least 25 in infrastructure, networking and security. He has worked with people at all levels and has the ability to explain scary technical topics and boring legal subjects in a language that most people can relate to and understand. Liam has also spent the last 10 years as a volunteer director on the board of a not-for-profit organisation in the energy saving/generation sector and for 5 of those years has been Chair of the board.


  • The participants will have a solid understanding of the importance of implementing cyber security best practices in their charities and not-for-profits.


Carmichael’s Spring/Summer 2024 Scheduled Training Programme is kindly sponsored by BoardEffect.

BoardEffect is part of Diligent, the leader in modern governance. BoardEffect delivers an agile board management solution optimised for governance leaders of nonprofits, higher education institutions, community healthcare organisations, and credit unions with the right tools, analytics, and insights to drive more efficient, transparent, and secure governance.


€80Nonprofit Organisation
€70Carmichael Resident Organisation
€90Statutory Organisation
€90Corporate Organisation


Easy to understand, insightful and well delivered.
The guidance on passwords/MFA and what to do in the event of a hack.

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