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Brisbane 14 December: Social & Branch meeting
In this session Jodie Siganto will take us through the findings of her research into the cyber security skills shortage in Australia.
‘Australian cyber security skills shortage’
In this presentation to members, Dr Jodie Siganto will outline some interesting findings from AISA's recent research into the Australian Cyber Security Skills Shortage. One important finding is that confusion and lack of clarity around the skills required by employers for cyber security roles is one of the biggest contributors to the cyber security skills shortage. To address this AISA is working on an Australian Cyber Security Career Guide and Skills Framework, which will list different cyber security roles and the skills and competencies expected from people in those roles.
AISA will then map different courses & certifications to those skills and job roles, giving people a tool to work out what they need to do to pursue a career in information security and how to get to the next level in their career development. Jodie will also talk about what the ideas behind this Guide and the Skills Framework and what they might look like. She will be looking for feedback from members on a range of issues.
Dr Jodie Siganto
Jodie graduated as a lawyer and after eight years in private practice became in-house counsel for computer companies Tandem, Unisys Asia and Dell Financial Services. In 2000, she co-founded Bridge Point Communications where she worked in security management consultancy. Dr Siganto has led IT Security Training Australia, a local training organisation, since 2010 and been an active member of AISA, leading the AISA Policy Committee.
Completing a PhD at QUT in 2015, Dr Siganto has been an active researcher into information security issues, contributing to a range of projects including the Cyber Security Cartographies study with colleagues from Royal Holloway University of London. In 2016, Dr Siganto was appointed Director, AISA Cyber Security Academy where she is responsible for delivering value to the AISA membership and the community through ensuring Australian public and private organisations are well served by a skilled and knowledgeable cyber security workforce.
End of Year Social – catered function
This year we are introducing a different social event for our end of year networking. The social event is catered with a selection of finger foods and we encourage members to take some time to enjoy this social element of AISA.
Member sign in is required to register for this event.
Please note that adding to your calendar through this page, reverts the time to AEDT. This event starts at 11:45am AEST.
Many thanks to our sponsors
for sponsoring this meeting
for sponsoring the venue for this meeting
14/12/2016 11:45 AM - 14/12/2016 2:00 PM
BDO Level 10/ 12 Creek Street Brisbane, QLD 4000 AUSTRALIA
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