Sydney Branch Meeting - June 26

Sydney Branch Meeting
AISA & ISACA - Security Awareness & Cyber Transformation: Making it Personal


How can an organisation realise improved Cyber Awareness, let alone large Cyber Transformation?

Gain insights from four talented and experienced industry professionals and see how they are "getting personal" to succeed.

Presentation 1: Improving Cyber Security Awareness by making it personal with Online Safety
Cyber Security Awareness is widely acknowledged as an important control in promoting security of information and systems, with many organisations dedicating substantial resources towards its implementation. However, most security awareness programs fail to consistently deliver tangible outcomes that can objectively demonstrate risk reduction, and positive changes in human behaviour.

This session will discuss the deficiencies that plague most cyber security awareness programs and take an innovative approach to improving their efficacy by incorporating eSafety considerations. eSafety goes beyond the traditional focus on information and systems security to include issues that impact human well-being, such as: cyber bullying, image-based abuse, and other technology facilitated abuse. Protecting employees in their own homes leads to heightened security awareness on the job.

The session will also include an overview from Paul De Araujo, the Office of eSafety Commissioner, whose remit extends to the protection of all Australians.  Paul will explain how designing a Cyber Security Awareness program, with clear objectives and eSafety principles, will lead to a more engaged user base and effective outcomes.

Chirag D Joshi | Senior Manager, Cyber Risk Governance at Origin Energy
During his career spanning over a decade across multiple sectors in Australia and the United States, Chirag has built, implemented and successfully managed cyber security, risk management and security awareness programs. In his current role as Senior Manager, Cyber Risk Governance at Origin Energy, he leads the Cyber and IT Risk functions along with organisation-wide cyber training and awareness.  Chirag’s academic qualifications include Master’s degree in Telecommunications Management and Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering. He holds multiple certifications including CISA, CISM, CRISC.
Paul De Araujo | Senior MarComms Advisor, Office of eSafety Commissioner
Paul joined eSafety in 2017 bringing with him over 28 years local and international IT industry experience in sales, marketing, corporate social responsibility and compliance roles.  Paul’s passion for keeping citizens safe in the digital world began as a founding member of the ThinkUKnow online safety and security program.  At Office of eSafety Commissioner, Paul is responsible for driving awareness of the office and its services to Citizens and delivering the annual Safer Internet Day campaign.
Presentation 2: Cyber Transformation: How to Succeed
This short presentation will highlight some key recommendations for running a cyber security program that delivers capability uplift for your organisation.

Cyber Security events and conferences have a heavy focus on security products that will ultimately solve all of your security needs and problems; but there is often very little focus on how to effectively deliver these solutions to your environment. 

Following, you will be given a brief insight into ABC (Awareness, Behaviour and Culture,) and Forrester's "6 keys to successful transformation". A relaxed Q & A session will conclude the formalities, as we "get personal" with both Jinan and Natasha on their experiences in cyber transformation.

Natasha Passley | Executive Manager - Cyber Security Portfolio, IAG Group
Natasha brings over 15 years’ experience leading large Technology and Security programs across leading financial services institutions and consultancy in the UK; before moving to Australia and joining IAG, where she leads a large portfolio of Cyber Security uplift across Insurance Australia Group (IAG). Natasha is a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), is Prince 2 and Agile DSDM certified, as well as holding accreditations such as ISO27001 and ITIL. She also holds an MSc in Information Systems and a BA Hons in German and French.

Jinan Budge | Principal Analyst serving Security and Risk Professionals, Forrester
Jinan specialises in transformational change and building sustainable cybersecurity capabilities. She is an experienced leader, serving security and risk professionals; and has spent her career building, standing up, and delivering significant cyber transformation strategies across the public and private sectors. She has recently returned to Forrester after several years as Director Cyber Strategy, Engagement Governance Transport for NSW and a similar role with Qantas Airlines and also has significant financial services and consulting expertise.

Please join us for a networking drinks and canapes at the end of the presentations. 

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6/26/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
PwC, Level 17, One International Towers Sydney, Watermans Quay, Barangaroo, NSW 2000 AUSTRALIA
This event is full.