Dave Hughes

Dave is an experienced TMT /B2B marketer, with qualifications from the Marketing Institute of Ireland, Dublin Business School and the Institute of Data and Marketing (IDM). During his career, he’s worked on projects across the full range of marketing disciplines, on both client and agency sides of the fence, but is particularly excited about how technology is enabling new and better ways of working between communities, and marketing’s role in creating and informing them.

Recent Posts

PAN OS 10 – The world’s first machine learning-powered Next-Generation Firewall
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Why PAN OS 10 should part of your 2021 planning With many Palo Alto Networks’ customers still planning their upgrade to PAN-OS 9.1, why should you be interested in PAN-OS version 10.0 now?
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We’re all in this together. Staying connected, safe and secure.
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So, how are you? If you are anxious, frazzled and spinning way too many plates, you must be working in IT! I’m guessing, as an IT professional, that at the start of 2020 you had strong, regularly...
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Does Your Business Regard Incident Response as an Afterthought?
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One in two businesses regard incident response planning as an afterthought, critically limiting their organisation’s information security. Is yours one of them?
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Defeating ransomware - Ideal's first cyber security briefing proves to be a hit
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Last week we hosted the first of our series of cyber security briefings, in association with one of our key security partners, Palo Alto Networks (PAN), and distributor Exclusive Networks. We knew...
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Ransomware: would you pay up?
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I'm Dave Hughes, Ideal's head of marketing, and lately I can't seem to escape hearing about ransomware - hardly surprising, as it's all over the news. A get-rich-quick scheme for cybercriminals,...
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