Craig is a cybersecurity professional with experience working in ethical hacking, incident response, security consulting and more. Craig is the AISA cybersecurity professional of the year 2020. Craig is proudly employed as a Senior Security Architect for Baidam Solutions and is currently doing a full-time placement with a federal government agency in Brisbane.
He is a freelance cybersecurity journalist with previous works on CSO Online and has a regular column for the “Women in Security” Magazine. He is a published author with three books currently published (A Hacker I Am, A Hacker I am Vol2 in the cybersecurity series and the most recent Foresight a Hacker/Cyberpunk fantasy novel created) and a fourth currently in the works set for publishing later this year.
Craig has been a member of the Brisbane executive team for more than a year now and is looking forward to helping continue the strong presence and contribution to the Brisbane infosec community.
With a background in communications, Shelly discovered her passion for cybersecurity whilst assisting on a cybersecurity awareness campaign. She has since worked in Cyber Security projects and awareness and now works in Data Governance at a G8 University. She is passionate about cybersecurity awareness and data privacy and using her communications and organisation skills to support others and contribute to the industry.
Shelly has been a very active member of the Brisbane branch executive committee for more than 12 months and will help to push the Brisbane AISA community to greater heights.
Mark is a highly experienced cyber security professional with a wide variety of skills and knowledge. Mark has 21 years industry experience across multiple sectors. Mark specializes in cyber security governance and risk, with a particular passion for cyber security awareness, behavior change and cultural improvement. Mark is recognized within the information security community as being an insightful, thoughtful and innovative professional with an eye for detail. Mark is a SABSA certified practitioner and holds a PhD earned through research into information security management in organizations
Dr David Manfield joined the AISA Brisbane Committee at the start
of 2013. David has over 30 years experience in the ICT industry
working in telecommunications, IT security and e-health. He ran
local crypto-security R&D company SPYRUS Pty Ltd for nine
years, and retains an interest. His current business interests are
via vPerformance Pty Ltd and include IT security solutions
definition and delivery. Recently, he spent four years defining the
software compliance framework for the National eHealth Transition
Authority (NeHTA) to ensure that health IT systems met requirements
for security, privacy and clinical safety for use in the national
e-health system. In 2000, David set up the Queensland eSecurity
Industry Cluster to assist local IT security companies in their