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Virtual Event: Mitigating Cyber Security Risks in Local Government

Tuesday, 4th May 2021 | 11 AM - 1:10 PM AEST | Online

Agenda Overview:

Developing cyber security standards and improving cyber risk management in councils


Local governments are often targeted due to the vast amount of information they hold about their citizens, infrastructure and services and are easy targets due to inadequate cyber security protection. Due to a lot of old and legacy IT systems, the cost to adequately upskill staff and cost involved in upgrading IT systems, cyber preparedness, and security if often beyond the capacity of a council’s budget.

Join us at the complimentary ‘Mitigating Cyber Security Risks in Local Government’ virtual event that will equip attendees with new strategies and processes to manage cyber security risks, to move from a responsive to a preventative approach.

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Key Takeaways:

Identify how to stay one step ahead of data protection and cyber risk

Hear about effective cyber awareness training for the local government workforce

Understand emerging technologies and how they can assist your council with cyber risk management  

Find out how to protect your critical infrastructure and data from cyber threats 

Your Expert Speakers:

Jacqueline Hiddlestone

IT Innovation Program Manager
Canterbury-Bankstown City Council

Matthew Walker

Executive Coordinator Cyber Security & Information Solutions
City of Gold Coast

Lalitha Koya

Manager ICT
Moorabool Shire Council

Mohneesh Mahajan

ICT Strategy and Delivery Lead, Projects and Innovation
Brimbank City Council

Joe Cozzupoli

Principal Security Domain Specialist

James Sillence

VP of Technical Account Management APAC

Puneet Gulati


Neil Campbell

Vice President, Asia Pacific & JapanRapid7

Agenda Highlights:

11:00AM AEST
Welcome from PSN
11:10AM AEST
Chair Opening: The cyber security landscape in local government
11:20AM AEST
Keynote: Developing cyber security standards for your council
11:35AM AEST
Partner Session: Anticipating and mitigating cyber risk
11:50AM AEST
Case Study: Building cyber security capabilities for local government
12:05PM AEST
Partner Session: Keeping IT Clean. Driving IT Hygiene with Tanium
12:20PM AEST
Government Case Study: Cultivating a council-wide cyber security culture and providing effective training for staff
12:35PM AEST
12:40PM AEST
Panel Session: How to better meet your cyber security needs?
Closing Remarks and End of session


Complimentary To Attend

For Public Sector Only

Online Event


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Local Government and Municipalities Community Prospectus

Most councils are on a transformation journey to become truly inter-connected councils, transforming back, middle and front office to become more efficient and cost effective and to deliver better services. To achieve this they are looking for new technology, streamlining processes, up-skilling their workforce and trying to maximise the value of their data.

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