Speaker Profile: Dr Ciarán Mc Mahon

Director of the Institute of Cyber Security and academic psychologist


A former Government of Ireland Scholar, Dr Mc Mahon has published research on a wide variety of psychological aspects of technology usage.

Dr Mc Mahon is currently writing two books on psychology and social media for Routledge, and co-authoring another on human factors in cybersecurity for the British Computer Society.

An internationally sought public speaker, Ciarán has extensive media experience and regularly comments to national and international outlets.

Dr Mc Mahon is a passionate advocate for public engagement with online safety and information security issues.