Speaker Profile: Michael Gubbins

Head of cyber crime unit - Garda Síochána


Michael has been a member of an Garda Síochána for 29 years and has been engaged in the area of computer forensics and cybercrime investigation since 1997 when he was first assigned to the Computer Crime Investigation Unit (CCIU). During this period Michael has worked as a Detective Garda, Detective Sergeant and Detective Inspector at the CCIU. As of the 1st September 2016 Michael is now the Detective Superintendent in charge of the newly established Garda National Cyber Crime Bureau (GNCCB).

Michael represents an Garda Síochána on various Europol & European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) fora including the European Computer Training and Education Group (ECTEG), European Multidisciplinary Platform against Criminal Threats (EMPACT) and is vice chairman of the European Union Cybercrime Task Force (EUCTF).