Advantio is proud to welcome its customers to the PCI European Community Meeting in Dublin. We will have our QSA’s and SDLC on hand to address any queries which you might like to raise. As the only authorised HP Fortify Partner at the community meeting, Advantio will have HP representatives on-site to demonstrate how Fortify can be used to help develop more secure applications.

We have included some useful below information about Dublin. Shouldcustomers need any extra info on Dublin and logistic, please get in touch at mail@advantio.com. As Advantio we are happy to help make this PCI meeting a success in its hometown. Our efforts include organising drinks at the end of each day, all are welcome.

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Some useful info for visiting Dublin

PCI Community Meeting Location: The PCI Community Meeting is to be held at the RDS which is about 2KM from Dublin City Centre. Google map link: http://goo.gl/maps/rzDqR

Getting to & from the airport: A taxi from the airport to the city centre will cost you €25 - €30, with the RDS being a little more. The Airlink bus service costs €6 and does not take much longer than a taxi, it service major stops in the city centre. For info go to: http://www.dublinbus.ie/Your-Journey1/Timetables/Airport-Services/

Accommodation: If you have not managed to avail of the hotel offers associated with the PCI Meeting, the following website gives access to the city’s hotels and B&B’s. http://www.visitdublin.com

Taxis: Any Taxi driver will know where the RDS is, just tell them that want to be dropped off the main entrance. Not all Taxi’s take credit cards so have cash ready or order a cab from one of the following firms:

We would highly recommend downloading the HAILO app to you smart phone. You can use it to find and order the nearest taxi to where you are located. It also facilitates credit card payments. For more info go to: https://hailocab.com/dublin/. Upon sign up you get €5 of your first fare.All Taxis are obliged to give you a receipt so insist on one, tipping is not expected, but will not be refused :-)

Tourism info: Dublin is fairly compact, with lots of easily reached attractions, here is a sample of a few of the more popular sites which are easily reached form the city centre.

  • Trinity College - Ireland oldest university dating from 1592
  • The Book of Kells (in Trinity college) - Ancient decorated biblical manuscript
  • The National history museum - Give’s a great insight in to Ireland’s rich history
  • Temple Bar area – Pubs & Clubs, some might find it too much
  • St Patrick’s cathedral – Medieval Church
  • Dublin Castle
  • The Guinness Store House – A temple dedicated to Guinness

Our friends at Vendorcom are actually organising a networking session at the Guinness Store House, to register go to: http://www.vendorcom.com/event.php?event_id=230

For more tourism info go to: http://www.discoverireland.ie/Places-To-Go/Dublin

See you there!

Marco Borza

Written by Marco Borza

I am the Founder of Advantio.
Technology has been my passion since I was a kid; when I first heard the handshake of an old 300bps modem I realised security would be key in an interconnected world. Since then it has become my passion and primary focus.
The reason why I've started my own business is to make IT Security simple.

Certifications: CISSP / CCSA (Checkpoint) / ITIL Foundations / ACSA (ArcSight)/ Linux+/ PCI-QSA / PA-QSA