Presents

Cyber Security: The Leadership Imperative

26 October 2017
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Level 25, 567 Collins Street

Presents

Cyber Security: The Leadership Imperative

26 October 2017
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Level 25, 567 Collins Street

Presents

Cyber Security: The Leadership Imperative

26 October 2017
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Level 25, 567 Collins Street

Building a capable and robust cyber security workforce

The demand for cyber security positions in both the public and private sector is large and growing, but the talent pool of cyber security leaders is not yet able to keep up. Cyber Security: The Leadership Imperative forum features thought leaders from education, government and industry who are addressing the cyber security education, training, and workforce needs of the nation.

On the back of the ‘standing room only’ Cyber Leadership forum held in Sydney in May this year, InnovationAus.com is holding the event in Melbourne, to continue the conversation on one of the most critical challenges facing the Cyber Security industry today – building a capable and robust cyber security workforce.

A distinguished line-up of diverse speakers, from Ministers to university presidents to senior corporate executives, will discuss best practices for building potential pathways and essential partnerships that have to happen between these sectors, to go beyond the conversation and begin to map out concrete action plans.

Key speakers will share their:

  • Initiatives and innovations for identifying, recruiting, and educating the future cyber security workforce
  • Creative ways that industry and government can work with academia to address the growing gap between cyber security workforce demand and the available pipeline of cyber security professionals
  • Effective models of a holistic cyber career in-house development system
  • Insights on where to look for cyber security talent in your own organisation

Why Attend:

Cyber Security: The Leadership Imperative Melbourne forum supports the growing cyber security economy by synchronising the agenda with the evolving needs of the State’s stakeholders; fosters meaningful business interactions for all participants, attendees and supporting partners

Who Attends:

CEOs

CIOs

CISOs

General Counsel and Company Secretaries

Cyber, Forensics, Fraud, Digital Trust professionals

Agenda

7:30am

Registration And Hot Breakfast

7:55am

Opening remarks by James Riley, Editorial Director, InnovationAus.com

8:00am

Building cyber resilience and capability to address the needs of the nation

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

8:10am

Aligning Academia, Industry, and Government to set the foundations for Cyber Leadership

Craig Davies, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Cyber Security Growth Network 

8:20am

Collaboration and coordination - Establishing a layered approach for sharing information among different industries

Steve Ingram, ASEANZ Cyber Markets Leader, PwC

8:35am

Transferring skills across sectors to build tomorrow’s cyber-strategic leaders

Lynwen Connick, Chief Information Security Officer, ANZ

8:45am

Panel Discussion

Panel Moderator:

James Riley, Editorial Director, InnovationAus.com

 

Panellists:

Lynwen Connick, Chief Information Security Officer, ANZ
Ted Pretty, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Covata
Craig Davies, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Cyber Security Growth Network 

9:30am

Morning tea and networking

10:00am

Educating business leaders to set the foundations for cyber leadership

Adrian Turner, Chief Executive Officer, Data61

10:15am

Identifying and attracting talent in non-traditional skills that will enable innovative solutions to cyber challenges

Sandra Ragg, Assistant Secretary, Cyber Policy, Department of the Premier and Cabinet

10:25am

Speaker to be confirmed 

10:35am

Speaker to be confirmed

10:45am

Panel Discussion

Panel Moderator:

James Riley, Editorial Director, InnovationAus.com

 

Panellists:

Sandra Ragg, Assistant Secretary, Cyber Policy, Department of the Premier and Cabinet

Kristin Lyons, Chief Information Security Officer, Australia Post



Speakers

Event Partners

PWC
Covata

Official Event Host

Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Dr Tobias Feakin

Dr Tobias Feakin

Australian Ambassador for Cyber Affairs, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Dr Tobias Feakin is Australia's inaugural Ambassador for Cyber Affairs. He leads Australia's whole‑of‑government international engagement to advance and protect Australia's national security, foreign policy, economic and trade, and development interests in the internet and in cyberspace. 

Ambassador Feakin was a member of the Independent Panel of Experts that supported the Australian Cyber Security Review to produce Australia's 2016 Cyber Security Strategy. He was the Director of National Security Programs at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute from 2012 to 2016 and established the Institute's International Cyber Policy Centre.

He has also held a number of research and advisory positions, including with the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies, the Oxford University Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre, the Global Commission on Internet Governance and the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace.

Ambassador Feakin holds an Honours Degree in Security Studies and a Doctorate of Philosophy in International Politics and Security Studies, both from the University of Bradford.

Lynwen Connick

Lynwen Connick

Chief Information Security Officer, ANZ

As the Chief Information Security Officer at ANZ, Lynwen is responsible for ensuring ANZ’s information security strategy evolves with the changing technology landscape and supports the banks digital transformation. Lynwen has extensive experience in all aspects of information and cyber security – including leading the development of the National Cyber Security Strategy and managing offensive and defensive cyber operations.

Prior to joining ANZ in March 2017, Lynwen worked at the department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet from 2013, where she led the review of Australia’s cyber security and the development of the new National Cyber Security Strategy, launched by the Prime Minister in April 2016. Before joining the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, Lynwen worked at the Department of Defence, serving most recently as the First Assistant Secretary, ICT Reform and the department’s  Chief Information Security Officer (September 2012 – November 2013).  Lynwen worked for 27 years at the Australian Signals Directorate (formerly the Defence Signals Directorate).  Her most recent appointment there was as Deputy Director of the agency and First Assistant Secretary responsible for Capability (2007 – 2012) and she was the CIO for the three Defence Intelligence agencies. She also ran the Australian Signal Directorate’s Cyber Security mission for a number of years.

Lynwen has a Bachelor of Science (Computer Science Major) from the University of Melbourne and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Ted Pretty

Ted Pretty

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Covata

Ted is a widely recognised senior technology and telecommunications executive with significant experience in complex networks, data hosting and security, as well as a deep knowledge of emerging trends in security and information technology.

Joining Covata as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer in 2017, his responsibilities include driving revenue, developing the sales pipeline, guiding new product development and exploring near-term growth opportunities.

Most recently, Ted was a senior adviser at Macquarie Group, supporting principal investments in emerging companies, covering information governance, big data and analytics, security and encryption. His career has included roles such as Managing Director of Technology Innovation and Product at Telstra Group, Chairman of Fujitsu Limited, Chairman of ASX-listed NEXTDC and RP Data Limited, Advisory Chairman of Tech Mahindra and Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Hills Limited.

Steve Ingram

Steve Ingram

ASEANZ Cyber Markets Leader, PwC

Cyber touches every aspect of today’s life, from social media to cloud technology, mobiles and much more. It is integral to our personal, business and civic lives - everyone in all layers of society, voluntarily or not, is impacted by Cyber.

The vision of PwC Cyber is to help protect business, people and society from cyber risks, enabling them to realise their objectives and potential. We have combined our information security, forensics, technology risk and projects capability to provide holistic cyber services. From cyber strategy and architecture, security testing and investigations, and remediation through to vendor and project management, our team is focused on pragmatic outcomes. Combined with deep technical capability both onshore and offshore, and operating on a 24/7 basis, we eliminate key-man risk and provide a scalable and global model.

Steve is the Australia, South East Asia and New Zealand (ASEANZ) Markets Leader for PwC Cyber and brings with him a rich history of Law Enforcement (AFP & ICAC), Financial Services (General Manager at CBA) and 20 years of Consulting experience. 

Sandra Ragg

Sandra Ragg

Assistant Secretary, Cyber Policy, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

In August 2014, Sandra assumed the role of Assistant Secretary Cyber Policy in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet leading cyber security policy development. She was a key architect of Australia’s Cyber Security Strategy and has responsibility for whole-of-government cyber policy coordination and international cyber security strategy.

Prior to this, Sandra led the Australian Government Security Vetting Agency which provides centralised personnel security vetting services for Australian Government agencies and industry partners.  She delivered a major organisational transformation agenda within the Agency, including through the delivery of strengthened business governance, change management programs, ICT delivery and people strategies.

Sandra has also led the Department of Defence Security Policy and Plans Branch, with responsibilities for strategic planning for Defence's future security capability; shaping the security policy agenda; enabling secure ICT services; developing a security governance framework and building partnerships with defence industry on security.

Sandra has spent most of her professional career with the Department of Defence. She began as a graduate and worked in a range of intelligence and security operational, analytic and leadership roles. Sandra also spent a year as the Chief Executive Assistant to the Secretary of Defence.

Adrian Turner

Adrian Turner

Chief Executive Officer, Data61

Adrian is a successful and influential Australian technology entrepreneur who has spent 18 years in Silicon Valley. Most recently he was Managing Director and Co-Founder of Borondi Group, a holding company focused on the intersection of pervasive computing, platform economics and traditionally conservative industries. Prior to this, Adrian was co-founder and CEO of smart phone and Internet of Things security company Mocana Corporation , had profit and loss responsibility for Philips Electronics connected devices infrastructure, and was Chairman of the Board for Australia’s expat network, Advance.org. He was recently named co-Chair of the Cybersecurity Growth Centre, is a member of the Board of the Australian eHealth Research Centre and is also a member of the UTS: Business School Advisory Board.

He is regarded as a thought leader on entrepreneurialism, Internet of Things and the impact of network connectivity on business economics. He authored the eBook BlueSky Mining – Building Australia’s Next Billion Dollar Industries. Adrian is a UTS graduate and has completed the Executive Program for Managing Growth Companies at Stanford University.

Kristin Lyons

Kristin Lyons

Chief Information Security Officer, Australia Post

Kristin is the Chief Security Information Officer (CISO) at Australia Post.  She is driven by leading change and building high performing teams by focusing on development and culture.  Kristin and her team are driven by the passion to empower citizens to make decisions that enable them to transact and interact more safely online.  She effectively engages and brings together security and business areas with an authentic and pragmatic style based on open communication and trust. Kristen's experience includes a variety of IT and security, account management and project roles.

Craig Davies

Craig Davies

Chief Executive Officer, Australian Cyber Security Growth Network

Prior to joining the Australian Cyber Security Growth Network, Craig was Head of Security for Atlassian where he lead the security program supporting all aspects of Atlassian’s business from product security, to their Cloud operations and the protection of Atlassian itself.

Before joining Atlassian, Craig was at CSO of Cochlear Ltd. He started his career in Financial Services, initially with the Commercial Bank of Australia, then Westpac Banking Corporation, where he worked across the organisation in Retail Banking, Legal Services and the Westpac IT Group.

Craig is passionate about the importance of people in security programs, and the role of security leaders in delivering pragmatic solutions that support business growth.

Craig has 20+ years experience in Cyber security and has worked in a number of fields including Infrastructure operations and management, security architecture, and website development and operations.

Philip Catania

Philip Catania

Partner, Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Phil is Corrs' information technology law leader and has practiced in this area for over 25 years.  He is currently Australia’s representative on the board of the International Technology Law Association and is a former president of the Victorian Society for Computers and the Law and a member of the Australia Law Council e-Commerce Committee. Phil represents a number of Australia’s leading organisations in their IT and data privacy work and also represents some of the world’s leading social media companies in relation to data privacy and cyber security.

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