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In partnership with Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre

Cyber Collaborate: The Australian Cyber Security Conference

Tuesday, 11 October 2022 | 8.00am – 5pm, AEDT
Hotel Realm, Canberra

Event Overview

Enhancing Australia’s Cyber Security Capabilities and Capacity


The  Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre (CSCRC) and the Public Sector Network are collaborating to deliver Cyber Collaborate: The Australian Cyber Security Conference in Canberra.


As Australia works towards a more cyber secure future, the rise in threats worldwide has created an urgent need for collaboration among organisations.

This conference will bring together the nation’s top cyber security policy and practice experts, taking a timely and holistic approach to this important issue.

Cyber Collaborate will address the latest cyber-related legislative and policy developments, highlight the role existing and emerging technologies play in protecting data, and address how organisations can effectively bolster their cyber defences.

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Benefits of Attending

Unpacking legislative changes, critical infrastructure and impact


Building a cyber-secure culture across Australia

Understand how to effectively translate cyber security policies
into practice

Hear from 20+ inspiring speaker panel of cyber security leaders on bolstering cyber defences

A Sneak Peek Of Your Inspiring Speakers

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Michael Pezzullo
Secretary
Department of Home Affairs 

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Abigail Bradshaw
Head, Australian Cyber Security Centre
Australian Signals Directorate

Hamish Hansford
Group Manager, Cyber and Infrastructure Security Centre,
Department of Home Affairs

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Chris Goldsmid
Commander, Cyber Crime Operations
Australian Federal Police

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The Hon Kate Lundy
Chair,
Cyber Security CRC 

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John M. Green
Board member
Cyber Security CRC

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Rachael Falk
CEO,
Cyber Security CRC

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Ben Sorensen
Director of Strategic Partnerships
Cyber Security CRC

Key Sessions

Keynote SessionsPanel DiscussionPolicy StreamPractice Stream

Australia’s Cyber Security Landscape

Unpacking Legislative Change

Michael Pezzullo AO
Secretary,
Department of Home Affairs

Cyber Security Laws Important to Protecting Critical Infrastructure

Hamish Hansford
Group Manager,
Cyber and Infrastructure Security Centre,
Department of Home Affairs 

Cyber Security in a Post-Covid World

Professor Jon Whittle
Chief Executive Officer
Data61

Sabeena Oberoi
Chief Corporate Officer,
Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions

Leadership Vision for a Smarter Cyber Future

Rachael Falk
Chief Executive Officer,
Cyber Security CRC 

Commander Chris Goldsmid
Commander Cybercrime Operations,
Australian Federal Police

Keynote Session

Implementing Cyber Security for the Real World

Abigail Bradshaw
Head Australian Cyber Security Centre,
Australian Signals Directorate 

Panel Discussion

Helping Boards and C-Suite Adopt a Strong Cyber Security Culture

Rachael Falk
Chief Executive Officer
Cyber Security CRC

Hon Kate Lundy
CSCRC Acting Chair
Cyber Security CRC

John M. Green
CSCRC board member
Cyber Security CRC

Chris Fechner
Chief Executive Officer,
Digital Transformation Agency

Keynote Session

International Cyber Collaboration – the way forward

Dr Tobias Feakin,
Ambassador, Cyber Affairs and Critical Technology,
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Panel Discussion

Cloud: Opportunities and Considerations

Anne-Louise Brown
Director, Corporate Affairs and Policy,
Cyber Security CRC

Keynote Session

Implementing the Australian Data Strategy  

Panel Discussion

Cyber Partnerships to Create a Cyber Smart Nation

Ben Sorensen
Director of Strategic Partnerships,
Cyber Security CRC

Jonathan Dean
Chief Information Security Officer,
Department of Defence

David Lang
National Manager Cyber Governance and Engagement,
Services Australia 

Keynote Session

Role for Government in driving cyber security uplift for SMEs
 

Janice Law
Chief Information Security Officer,
Services Australia

Panel Discussion

Tackling Ransomware: Educating your workforce about how to protect the Organisation

Professor Helge Janicke
Research Director,
Cyber Security CRC

Toby Amodio
Chief Information Security Officer,
Department of Parlimentary Services

Yaso Arugumam
Assistant Director-General Data and Digital,
National Archives of Australia

View the agenda for the full speaker lineup, sessions and event timeline

Your Registration

Full Access to Exhibitions

Network with leading solutions providers


Unrivaled Content

Access to plenary sessions and your choice of specialist streams

Catering

Morning tea and lunch provided

Networking drinks

Kick up your heels after a big day of insights

Keeping  You  Safe

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Hotel Realm
, Canberra

18 National Circuit, Barton, Australian Capital Territory 2600

Public Sector Network will closely monitor COVID-19 regulations in accordance with the advice from the Government and local health authorities to ensure the safety of everyone attending the event physically. In addition, we will be working closely with the venue to ensure precautionary measures are in place.

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