Adelaide Security Conference: September 14

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AISA Collaborative Half Day Security Conference

AISA Collaborative ½ day security conference

Please join us for a collaboration focused ½ day information security conference.

This event will be held in collaboration with the following organizations; 
- The Australian Information Security Association
- The French-Australian Chamber of Commerce
- AustCyber
- The Government of South Australia
- The Australian Cyber Security Centre





12:00 - 12:05

Nathan Morelli

AISA Adelaide Branch Chair

Opening address

12:05 – 12:25

David Goodman

Chief Information Security Officer

Office for Cyber Security, ICT & Digital Government

Department of the Premier and Cabinet


Nathan Morelli
Director, Adelaide JCSC

Engagement & Awareness Branch

Australian Cyber Security Centre

SA Cyber Security Landscape update


An update on cyber strategies and initiatives across South Australia including the Government of SA,AustCyber, Lot Fourteen and the ACSC.

12:25 – 13:00


Sponsored by FACCI

13:00 – 13:40

Fiona Homan

Director Information and Cyber Security (Policy, Engagement and Advice), Australian Tax Office

Information protection awareness


The broadening of digital service offerings from the ATO has resulted in greater shared responsibility to protect data holdings. Fiona will outline ten lessons learned on her journey to increase information protection awareness within the ATO and in the broader tax and superannuation ecosystem.

13:40 – 14:20

Murray Goldschmidt

Chief Operating Officer, Sense of Security.



Microservices, Containers & CaaS – How Safe Are You?


Current trends in web development include microservices architecture that heavily rely on containers. Many companies also opt for an as-a-service offering including Container Services.


This presentation will address all the relevant information about understating the layers involved in a microservices architecture and the matching requirements to secure them. We highlight key items to achieve a secure deployment from build through ongoing continuous deployment, particularly for CI/CD DevOps environments.


Implications to Penetration Testing programs will be explained, providing key areas to change in your scope and approach.


This will all be tied back to a simplified governance and compliance management approach that delivers automated continuous vulnerability identification, monitoring and compliance visibility.


Key Areas Covered:

Serverless, Microservices and Container Security

Key Implications for the Scope of Penetration Testing Programs

Key Security features for Web and Container Services

CI/CD Integration for Automated Security

End to End Vulnerability Management

Continuous Monitoring, Governance and Compliance Reporting


Murray Goldschmidt is co-founder and Chief Operating Officer at Sense of Security, a leading Australian Information Security and Risk Management firm.

14:20 – 15:00

David Cottingham

Co-Founder, Airlock Digital Pty Ltd

The Essential Eight; Cyber Threat Mitigation Strategies That Work


David Cottingham has first-hand experience in implementing whitelisting for large federal governmentorganisations. David designs processes for effective Application Whitelisting based on both his experience and the requirements of the ISM.

David is also the author of the SANS course SEC480: Top 4 Mitigation Strategies: Implementing & Auditing.

15:00 – 15:30

Afternoon tea

Sponsored by FACCI

15:30 – 16:10

Dr Matthew Sorell

Senior Lecturer

School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

University of Adelaide

Cyber collaboration with Estonia


Matthew will be giving a presentation touching on his experiences relating to Cyber Security while working with some of his students in Estonia over the past four years. He’ll also provide insights in to some of the work he's performing in the area of digital forensics.


Dr Matthew Sorell is senior lecturer in telecommunications and multimedia engineering in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Adelaide and has just been appointed Adjunct Professor in Digital Forensics at the Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia.

16:10 – 16:50

Ross Lettau

Virtual Chief Information Security Officer

Thales Australia

IT / OT / IOT Convergence: What is the Biggest Risk?

The convergence of Information Technology, Operational Technology and Internet of Things is becoming an increasingly important discussion for security teams and the board alike. But what is the biggest risk, how do businesses tackle this?


Ross Lettau is the Virtual Chief Information Security Officer at Thales Australia.


A commercially astute leader, he enjoys leading teams through the complexities of transformation and culture change across business, technology and cyber security.


He has a passion for translating the complexities of business to executives and operational staff, leaving them left informed and empowered to make better risk-based decisions

16:50 - 17:00

Nathan Morelli

ASIA Adelaide Branch Chair

Closing address

17:00 - 18:00

Networking and Drinks

Sponsored by AISA

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Many thanks to our sponsors

9/14/2018 11:45 AM - 6:00 PM
Westpac House Adelaide Joint Cyber Security Centre L26, 91 King William Street Adelaide, SA AUSTRALIA