Canberra Half Day Security Conference 2019 - Thursday 12 September

Join us for the Canberra Half Day Security Conference being held onThursday 12 September 2019


Canberra Half Day Security Conference

Join us for the AISA Canberra Half Day Security Conference on Thursday 12th September 2019.

Cyber-threats continue to be an enormous challenge for Australian companies and are now Australia’s number-one economic crime. By raising local awareness of threats, partnering with government agencies and collaborating with other organisations, we strengthen the industry and improve cyber security.

Join us for to hear from professionals working in the cyber security and information technology sector to learn about current threats and how to best protect company operations and information.




11.30am – 12:00pm


12:05pm – 12:15pm

Welcome and opening address
Leonard Kleinman, Canberra Branch Chair at AISA

12:15pm – 1:00pm

The journey of cyber security in Australia: What’s happened; where’re we headed and what does the next generation of quantum computing and cryptography look like?
Julian Fay, Chief Technology Officer at Senetas

1:00pm – 1:45pm


1:45pm – 2:30pm

Management lessons learnt: Security operations and incident response
Andrew Scully, Head of Cyber Security at Shelde

2:30pm – 3:15pm

Security vs Privacy: Challenges emanating from the changing legislative environment
Patrick Fair, Partner at Baker Mckenzie

3:15pm – 3:30pm

Afternoon tea

3:30pm – 4:15pm

The Cyber Ecosystem
Dr Lesley Seebeck, Chief Executive Officer at ANU Cyber Institute

4:15pm – 4:35pm

What can industry and government do better, to be prepared for the future of the cyber security landscape?
Panel members:
Jamie Norton, Andrew Scully and Patrick Fair

4:35pm – 4:55pm

Update of the Australian Cyber Security Centre
Rachel Noble PSM, Head of Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC)

4:55pm – 5:00pm

Closing remarks
Damien Manuel, Board of Directors Chair at AISA


Event concludes


Julian Fay, Chief Technology Officer at Senetas
Julian Fay is Chief Technology Officer at Senetas as well as a co-founder of Senetas’s leading high-assurance encryption technology, used to protect government, defence and commercial enterprise networks and transmitted data in more than 35 countries. With more than 25 years’ IT&T experience and his key role in Senetas’s product planning and R&D, Julian has worked closely with many of the world’s most secure organisations.  Julian also holds a BSc (Hons) Electronic Engineering, and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Andrew Scully, Head of Cyber Security at Shelde
Andrew Scully is an information security professional with 15 years’ experience building and delivering security and technical outcomes aligned for both the commercial, military and government sectors. 

Patrick Fair, Partner at Baker Mckenzie
Patrick is one of Australia’s leading telco and technology lawyers with specialist expertise in the sector specific regulation and data security. He is Chair of the Communications Security Reference Panel at Communications Alliance, was twice Chair of the former Internet Industry Association and is a past president of the Law Society of New South Wales.

Dr Lesley Seebeck, Chief Executive Officer at ANU Cyber Institute
Dr Lesley Seebeck started as the CEO of the Cyber Institute, Australian National University, on 30 July 2018.  Most recently, she was Chief Investment and Advisory Officer at the Digital Transformation Agency, arriving there from the Bureau of Meteorology where she served as Chief Information Officer from mid 2014 to late 2017.  She was recognised as Federal Government CIO of the Year in 2017 and in February 2019 she was appointed to the Naval Shipbuilding Advisory Board.

Jamie Norton, CISO at the Australian Taxation Office
After beginning his career in cyber security in the Intelligence Community, Jamie has spent the last two decades in security roles spanning the globe, assisting clients with their security journey, helping them understand their security posture and manage risk in a connected world. Jamie has held previous executive roles as the inaugural CISO for the World Health Organisation, the Head of Cyber Security for NEC and is currently the CISO for the Australian Taxation Office, protecting the engine room of the Australian economy and $1 Trillion in transactions annually.

Australian War Memorial
Treloar Crescent, 
Campbell ACT 2612
Entrance via Captain Reg Saunders Gallery
BAE Systems Theatre

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9/12/2019 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
AUS Eastern Standard Time
Australian War Memorial Treloar Cresent Campbell Canberra, ACT 2612 AUSTRALIA