Global Speakers

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Claire Teo

Account Manager

Darktrace

Topic: 

Changing Cyber Landscapes: The Battle Of Algorithms

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Claire Teo is an Account Manager at Darktrace. Overseeing the territories of Victoria and Tasmania, Claire works closely with CISOs and IT experts across all industry verticals to understand how Artificial Intelligence can be harnessed to augment and transform their security posture in an ever-changing threat landscape.

Claire holds two degrees: a Bachelor of Information Technology from RMIT University and a Bachelor of Biomedical Science from Griffith University.

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John Minasyan

Global Director of Product Management, Cyber Security

Belkin International

Topic:

Bridging The Air-Gap With Shared Peripherals

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Skeeve Stevens

Future Warfare Threat Analyst

Future Sumo

Topic:

Masterclass: Incident Response, Threat Hunting And Digital Forensics

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Skeeve Stevens is a network architect and engineer and has designed some of the most cutting-edge network infrastructure in Australia today. He has built over 300 ISPs across 10 countries and has consulted, designed and built critical infrastructure for the state and federal governments of Australia and several other countries in the APAC region.

Skeeve has a unique perspective in network architecture and is also a Futurist; international speaker; writer & author; mentor and advisor to investors, start-ups; ISPs and Datacentre operators in the region.

Skeeve is the founder of Future Sumo (Futurists), VR The World (Virtual Reality), Niisch (Inspiration as a Service) and eintellego Networks (Network Engineering) among other companies. Skeeve is a former Director of the Internet Society and former co-chair of APNIC Policy Committee. He has also represented Australia in Internet Governance issues and policy across the world.

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Dovid Clarke

Chief Information Security Officer

MMG Limited (Minerals and Metals Group)

Topic:

Pre-Empting Cyber Attacks In The Mining Sector

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Udaya Wijesinghe

Senior Cyber Security Architect

Optus

Topic: 

Handling Cyber Attacks On The IoT Ecosystem And In The Telecommunications Sector

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Suzanne Dyke

Security As A Service Optimization Lead

Telstra

Topic:

New Challenges In Devsecops And Container Security. Implementing Good Software Practices In The Enterprise

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David Cullen

Principal Advisor

Cyber Incidents and Emergency Management Department of Premier and Cabinet, Victoria

Topic: 

Managing Major Cyber Incidents

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Dr Michael Brand

Former Chief Data Scientist / Founder

Telstra / Otzma Analytics

Topic:

Leveraging Machine Learning, Automation And AI In Next Generation Cybersecurity

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Joseph Dalessandro

Head of Security & Technology Audit

Australian Unity

Topic:

Cybersecurity Continuous Improvement And Regulatory Compliance 

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Martin Brown

Information Security Advisor

Innovation & Technology Solutions AUSTRAC, Australian Federal Government

Topic:

Reaping The Real World Benefits Of The Common Defence Approaches Including Reality Checks On The Many Types Of Cybersecurity Offerings

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Prof. Greg Adamson

Enterprise Fellow in CyberSecurity

University of Melbourne & Blockchain Expert

Topic:

Ethics And Cybersecurity, Defending The Right Things In The Right Way

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Professor Asha Rao

Associate Dean (Mathematical Sciences) /Quantum Cryptography Expert

RMIT University

Topic:

Future Risk Management In Cybersecurity

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Dr. Stanley Shanapinda

Research Fellow Optus La Trobe Cyber Security Research Hub

La Trobe University

Topic:

Cyber Security Governance And Related Government Policy And Regulation Implications

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Nick McKenzie

General Manager, Cybersecurity & Chief Information Security Officer

National Australia Bank

Topic:

Panel Discussion: Managing Cyber Security Breaches

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Matt Hannah

Chief Information Officer

Silk Contract Logistics

Topic:

Panel Discussion: Managing Cyber Security Breaches

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Bob Sharon

Founder & Chief Innovation Officer

Blue IoT

Topics:

  • Panel Discussion: Managing Cyber Security Breaches
  • The Securing Of Buildings And Smart Cities

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Michael Connory

CEO

Security In Depth

Topic:

It Started With An Email – How The ATP10 Hackers Gained Access To Global MSPs

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Steven Cvetkovic

Former Chief Information Security Officer

Swinburne University of Technology

Topic:

How Universities And Educational Institutions In Australia Pre-Empt Foreign Cyber-Attacks

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Nathaniel Gaffud

Malware Reverse Engineer & Cyber Security Analyst, Cyber Defence

nbn Security Group – Legal and Security Department

Topic:

Risk Based Alerting For Anti-Cyber Hacking

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Hamish Hansford

Head, Cyber Security

Australian Federal Department of Home Affairs (Invited)

Topic: 

Cybersecurity Strategy And Its Implementation

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