Virtual Event: Critical Infrastructure Protection

Uplifting the Security and Resilience of Critical Infrastructure Through
Security Management, Preparedness and Response

Wednesday, 24th February 2021
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM AEDT

Agenda Overview

Australia’s infrastructure industry has experienced significant growth with billions in funding and new projects underway and planned across road, rail, airports, ports, defence and utilities. To best deliver efficiencies and economic benefits these new Critical Infrastructures (CI) are becoming increasingly interconnected and interdependent.

This interconnectivity, especially without proper safeguards however creates vulnerabilities which then, either deliberately or inadvertently, become a catalyst for multiple failures in a cascading effect that jeopardises our economy and national security.

As more CI becomes increasingly interdependent, how do we identify the weaknesses to uplift security and enhance resilience across industries to prevent and/or mitigate the effects of natural disasters or man-made attacks?

To help answer these questions we’ve put together the complimentary Critical Infrastructure Protection Virtual Event which brings together local and international CI security professionals from all levels of government to share security management preparedness and response case studies and insights.

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Key Takeaways

A must-attend event for public sector organisations looking to

Explore local and international best practice approaches to uplift CI security and resilience

Gain insight into the latest technologies for critical infrastructure and critical asset protection

Join us for public sector specific insights, live panels and interactive Q&As

Learn how to overcome top security challenges through top tips and lessons learned from government security leaders

Your Expert Speakers

Kathyrn Green

Chief Information Security Officer
Australian Radiation Protection And Nuclear Safety Agency

Samuel Grunhard

First Assistant Secretary of the Critical Infrastructure Centre
Department of Home Affairs

Darren Bark

Group Director, Strategic Priorities and Identity
NSW Police Force

Neil Scales

Department of Transport and Main Roads, QLD

Daniel Austin

Deputy Commissioner Operations
NSW State Emergency Service

Reg Carruthers

Executive Director, Defence Industry and Space
Defence SA

Agenda Highlights

9:00 AM AEDT
PSN Welcome
9:10 AM AEDT
Chair Opening
9:20 AM AEDT
Government Keynote: Cyber Issues in Regional Infrastructure
9:35 AM AEDT
Partner Session: Trends, technologies and solutions for CI asset protection
9:50 AM AEDT
Government Keynote: Understanding Vulnerabilities and Threats to Your Agency and Building Resiliency
10:05 AM AEDT
Partner Session: Safely and Securely Connecting IT and OT for Efficiencies
10:20 AM AEDT
Government Keynote: Understanding CI Vulnerabilities and Mitigating Them Through Comprehensive Risk Detection Strategies
10:35 AM AEDT
10:40 AM AEDT
Panel Discussion: The Developing Cyber Threat Environment: Understanding How to Best Approach and Mitigate Risk
11:00 AM AEDT
Closing Remarks from Chair / End of Session


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For public sector only

Online event


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