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27 Feb 2024

Cyber Security for Staff – Online 27/02/2024

Target Audience

Staff members of charities and not-for-profits.


This interactive workshop will provide the participant with a detailed view of the cyber security measures they can take to help protect themselves and their organisation from being compromised by a cyber security incident.

  1. Introduction:
  • What is cyber security and why is it important?
  • Understanding Social Engineering.
  1. Recognising and handling fraudulent messages
  2. Protecting online accounts
  3. Cyber security best practices 


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 types of tactics and techniques which cyber criminals leverage to compromise organisations and what simple measures they can use to protect themselves and their organisation from such attempts.


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


Clear course content that covered everything in an easily understandable way.
Liam provided lots of information, all of which was very clear and easy to understand. I really learned a lot from it.
Liam kept it interesting and very informative. Easy to follow and jargon free!

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