Cybersecurity Challenges: Panel Discussion and Networking Drinks

Join The University of Melbourne on Thursday 10 October for networking drinks and an evening panel discussion on Internet of Things (IoT) security and privacy.
Cybersecurity Challenges: Panel Discussion and Networking Drinks

Join The University of Melbourne on Thursday 10 October for networking drinks and an evening panel discussion on Internet of Things (IoT) security and privacy.

Our panelists will be working through a hypothetical scenario discussing a range of security and privacy challenges that affect a Internet-of-Things company. The panel will include industry experts EJ Wise, Principal at Wise Law and James NG, a Cyber Security Senior Manager at Telstra. From academia, Professor Chris Leckie will chair the panel and he will be supported by Dr Suelette Dreyfus and Professor James Bailey, all from the University of Melbourne.

Guest Speakers

EJ Wise | Wise Law

EJ is Principal at Wise Law in Melbourne, providing specific and assured cyber law advice to law firms and legal professionals. Specialising in cyber law, privacy, technology, cyber stocktake, cyber risk assessment and cyber education. Wise Law provides strategic and operational consulting regarding cyber risk management and preparedness, incident/breach response, information governance, data privacy, government and internal investigations, e-discovery, records and information management, ethics, and emerging technology/innovation.

Prior to working in private practice, EJ had 25 years legal experience in Australian Federal and State Government, specialising in cyber law, policy, advice, international law, administrative & criminal law and is an internationally recognized cyber law expert.

James NG | Telstra

James currently leads Telstra’s Cyber Security Governance and Risk team that is responsible for implementing and operationalising cyber security risk management through business risk partnering and engagement, as well as security compliance activities (including PCIDSS and ISMS/ISO27001).

Previously from June 2016 to September 2017, James was a Cyber Security Advisory Manager within the Security Operations group (as it transitioned and became Cyber Security), responsible for establishing Telstra’s global security engagement and partnering capability from the ground up.

Professor Chris Leckie | The University of Melbourne

Chris Leckie is a Professor in the Department of Computing and Information Systems at The University of Melbourne. Prof Leckie has a strong interest in developing AI techniques for a variety of applications in telecommunications, such as network intrusion detection, network management, fault diagnosis and wireless sensor networks. He also has an interest in scalable data mining algorithms for tasks such as clustering and anomaly detection with applications in bioinformatics.

Dr Suelette Dreyfus | The University of Melbourne

Dr Suelette Dreyfus is a Lecturer in the Department of Computing and Information Systems at The University of Melbourne. She did her Bachelor's Degree at Columbia University (Barnard College) in New York and her Ph.D. at Monash University. She is a frequent public commentator in the media on IT-related topics. Her main research areas are in: Cyber Security and Hacking Digital Privacy and Anonymity The impact of technology on integrity systems (whistleblowing) Social Media as a Tool for Language Learning in Schools She wrote the first mainstream book about computer hacking in Australia, which was subsequently made into two different films and translated into seven other languages.

Professor James Bailey | The University of Melbourne

James Bailey is a Professor in the School of Computing and Information Systems, The University of Melbourne, and has been an Australian Research Council Future Fellow. He is a researcher and educator in machine learning, artificial intelligence and data science.

Program

5:30pm: Registration and Networking Drinks
6:00pm - 7:15pm: Panel Discussion
7:15pm - 8:00pm: Networking drinks

Date
10 / 10 / 2019 - 05:30 pm to 08:00 pm
Registration Closes
10 / 10 / 2019 05:00 pm
Venue
Engineers Australia
Level 31
600 Bourke Street
Melbourne
,
VIC
,
3000
Cost
  • Members:
    0.00
  • Non Members:
    0.00
Key Speaker(s)
EJ Wise
Host(s)
The University of Melbourne
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