Global Speakers

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VICTOR PERTON

Author / Founder, Editor & Interviewer

The Case for Optimism: The Optimists’ Voices / “The Australian Leadership Project”, Australian Leadership

Forum Chairperson

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CLAIRE TEO

Account Manager

Darktrace

Topic: 

  • Changing Cyber Landscapes: The Battle Of Algorithms

Interactive Roundtable Discussion:

  • The Fundamental Role Of AI In Cyber Security

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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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PATRICK HAMILTON

Former Cyber Security Advisor & Expert / Cyber Security Director

US Special Operations Solutions (Iraq/Afghanistan), US Department of Defence / WithYouWithMe (serving Army Veterans)

Topic:

Weaponizing AI: How Cyber Criminals Are Using Machine Learning To Launch Attacks And Machine Learning To Improve Exploits – Case Study Of Creating An Adaptive Blockchain For Messaging Purposes For Bypassing Government Controls

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GREG MILLER

First Assistant Secretary

Cyber Security Policy | Cyber Risk Services Branch Technology and Major Capability Group | Australian Federal Department of Home Affairs

Topic: 

2020 Cyber Security Strategy And Its Implementation – Pre-Empting Massive Future Attacks & State-Sponsored Vectors

Australian Federal Department of Home Affairs

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SKEEVE STEVENS

Future Warfare Threat Analyst

Future Sumo

Topics:

  • Masterclass: Incident Response, Threat Hunting And Digital Forensics
  • A New Hacking Landscape –  Real World Hacking

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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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SIBI RAVINDRAN

Electromagnetic Spectrum and Cyberspace Warfare Operations Officer

Royal Australian Air Force

Topic:

Security By Design For IoT Networks

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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 – Insights And Observations

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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 and Audit Data Analytics

Australian Unity

Roundtable: Cybersecurity Continuous Improvement And Regulatory Compliance 

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DIVYA DAYALAMURTHY

Cyber Security Lead

Arc Infrastructure

Roundtable: Operational Technology And Pre-Empting Cyber-Attacks In The Rail Sector

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Sydney Water

LUTHER UTHAYAKUMARAN

Head of Research & Development

Sydney Water

Topic:

Pre-Empting Cyber Attacks In The Water & Wastewater Sector

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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 Many Types Of Cybersecurity Offerings – An Austrac Perspective

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PETER JONES

Chief Executive Officer

Omni-Financial

Global CEO –CIO – CTO – CISO Panel Discussion

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PROF. HELGE JANICKE

Research Director

The Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre, Australia

Topic:

Automating Cyber Security Defences In The Next Industrial Revolution

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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: Advances In Quantum Cryptography

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SCOTT WALL

Chief Information Officer

BankVic

Global CEO –CIO – CTO – CISO Panel Discussion

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Swinburne University

STEVEN CVETKOVIC

Former Chief Information Security Officer

Swinburne University of Technology

Global CEO –CIO – CTO – CISO Panel Discussion

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ANTHONY KITZELMANN

Chief Information Security Officer

Australian Digital Health Agency

Topics:

  • Keys To Prevent Data Breaches During Cyber Attacks: Cybermed – Lessons From “Wannacry” Ransomware Attack On UK’s National Health Service
  • Global CEO –CIO – CTO – CISO Panel Discussion

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MICHAEL CONNORY

Ethical Hacker & CEO

Security In Depth

Topic:

  • Masterclass: Incident Handling, Incident Response, Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits
  • It Started With An Email – How The ATP10 Hackers Gained Access To Global MSPs” With Case Study On How Singapore Health Was Hacked And Lessons Learnt

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MARIO TIEPPO

Chief Technology & Digital Officer | Board Member, Executive Advisory Board for Cyber

AusNet Services | Deakin University (Former)

Topic:

Lessons From Past Breaches In Cybersecurity And The Way Forward

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JOHN TAYLOR

CTO (I), Future Business & Technology

AGL

Global CEO – CIO- CTO – CISO Panel Discussion

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BOB HENNESSY

Group Chief Information Officer

Lendlease

Global CEO – CIO- CTO – CISO Panel Discussion:

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JAMES NG

General Manager, Security Operations

AARNet

Interactive Roundtable Discussion:

  • CyberSecurity Measures In The Educational Sector

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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

Global CEO – CIO- CTO – CISO Panel Discussion

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MATT HANNAH

Chief Information Officer

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Global CEO – CIO- CTO – CISO Panel Discussion

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BOB SHARON

Founder & Chief Innovation Officer

Blue IoT

Topics:

  • Global CEO – CIO- CTO – CISO Panel Discussion
  • The Securing of Buildings And Smart Cities

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MARIANNE VOSLOO

National Technology and Innovation Manager

Australian Federal Police (pending)

Global CEO – CIO- CTO – CISO Panel Discussion

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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 – The nbn Experience

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