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State Library of WA, 25 Francis Street

Announcement: 

This meetup (2nd April) has been postponed till a later date.

Good news is that you can now RSVP for the mega C-Suite VIRTUAL meetup editions!

Cyber Risk Meetup is back for its first awesome event in 2020! It's taken some time, but we are here to stay!

More than 120 members meet regularly every quarter to hear from esteemed industry panels and our Executive leaders. With the ever changing landscape of our digital world, it is important to continually equip our community with the various challenges of the cyber world.

We face cyber challenges on a daily basis, bringing the old world into the new, adopting technology, discovering new methods, and tinkering with everything till it works.

In this Cyber Risk Meetup's session, we will hear from a number of speakers who have taken the time out to share their observations and experiences in adopting cyber challenges through new programs and techniques.

We took on your feedback and overwhelming response and organised a much larger venue to cater for everyone.

PROGRAM

2 April 2020, Thursday

(Status update: meetup postponed till a later date)

5.30pm to 6.15pm

Networking

6.15pm to 7.45pm

Cyber Challenges in an Agile World -

Hear from 4 different speakers and specially curated talks

7.45pm to 8.30pm onwards

Networking continues!

SPEAKERS

Sameera Bandara

Information Security Manager

Imdex Limited

Dan Benporath

Regional Manager Security

Assurance & Advisory

APM

Andrew Bullen

Senior Manager - GRC

HBF Health

Divya Dayalamurthy

Cyber Security Lead

Arc Infrastructure

ORGANISER

Cyber Risk Meetup

MEDIA PARTNER

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CYBER RISK INSIGHTS

The Cyber Risk Meetup is back! More than 120 members meet regularly every quarter to hear from esteemed industry panels and our Executive leaders. With the ever changing landscape of our digital world, it is important to continually equip our community with the various aspects of managing Cyber Risks. Cyber Risk can exist in an almost limitless number of forms, ranging from natural disasters, or catastrophic accidental events, to the external malicious and calculated attacks, to even the insider threat or human mistakes.

 

In this Cyber Risk Meetup's session, we will hear from a number of speakers who have taken the time out to share their observations and experiences. Due to the venue limitations, we have limited capacity so RSVP ASAP to avoid missing out!

PROGRAM

7 Aug 2019, Wednesday

5.30pm to 6.15pm

Networking & Refreshments

6.15pm to 6.35pm

Session 1: CISO Insights - Shamane Tan

A sneak peek into the newly published 'Cyber Risk Leaders' book -

revealing some of the effective strategies of our global CISOs

6.35pm to 6.55pm

Session 2: The OT Sec Journey - Chad Madaffari

- A perspective of the transition into OT Security and his learnings at WESCEF

6.55pm to 7.15pm

Session 3: The What, How, and Why of the CyberSOC - Denis Coldham

How the industry can benefit from SOC training

7.15pm onwards

Networking continues!

SPEAKERS

Shamane Tan

Executive Advisor, APAC

Privasec |

Published Author of

'Cyber Risk Leaders'

Session 1

Chad Madaffari

Cybersecurity Lead

Wesfarmers Chemicals

Session 2

Denis Coldham

Head of Programs IT

South Metropolitan TAFE

Session 3

Denis Coldham

Head of Programs IT

South Metropolitan TAFE

Session 3

GALLERY

ORGANISER

Cyber Risk Meetup

HOST

SPONSOR

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Shamane Tan works with C-Suite executives to ascertain the best approach for uplifting the corporate security posture and managing cyber risk in a digital age. She is the author of the book 'Cyber Risk Leaders' which is a CISO handbook containing rich insights from 30+ CxOs across industries, from all over the world on modern day Cyber Security challenges. She is also the founder of Cyber Risk meetup which has 1,800 members across Australia and Singapore. Her events offer security enthusiasts and executives an important platform to impart and exchange innovative insights. Shamane is also a huge advocate and business champion for cyber risk professionals and actively encourages people to look for new ways to take a step forward. 

Chad Madaffari has over 15 years experience in the IT industry mostly within enterprise infrastructure environments and has now been leading the Wesfarmers Chemicals, Energy and Fertilisers (WesCEF) security program for the last 3 years. Prior to leading the security program, Chad was a highly successful network engineer with a passion for network and system security. Chad is responsible for all aspects of the WesCEF security program with a focus on managing cyber security risk at appropriate levels for Information and Operational Technologies. Chad holds a Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) focused in Information Technology and Systems from Curtin University of Technology and is CISSP certified

Denis Coldham is an IT Lecturer and Head of Programs IT at South Metropolitan TAFE, helping students through their learning journey as they study IT. After working in SME IT for many years, and several years as an IT educator Denis can use his experience to help students reach their goals.

 

EXPOSING

DIRTY HABITS

CYBER HYGIENE & RISK MITIGATION

GHD, LEVEL 10, 999 HAY STREET, PERTH, WA

Perth, after the last widely acclaimed launch at the WA Cyber Week in 2018, Cyber Riskers back! We have just 100 tickets to give away this time. RSVP now for an exciting evening with food and drinks all provided for. Cyber Riskers attendees get 2 CPE points as well!

PROGRAM

April 10, 2019, Wednesday

 

5.30 pm to 6.15 pm

Dinner & Drinks

6.15 pm to 6.35 pm

Around the Globe - Exposure Levels by Neil Campbell

6.35 pm to 6.55 pm

The 3 Cs - Delivering Effective Information Security in a Digitally Transforming Environment by Richard Addiscott

6.55 pm to 7.15pm

Are You Protecting Your Valuables? by Janette Opperman

7.15pm onwards

Closing, Networking & Drinks

SPEAKERS

Janette Opperman

Australasia Business Unit (ABU) Process Network Control (PCN) Support Team - Manager

Chevron

Richard Addiscott

Chief Security Officer,

Silver Chain Group

Neil Campbell

Vice President - APAC,

Rapid7

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ORGANISER

Cyber Risk Meetup

HOST & BRONZE SPONSOR

GOLD SPONSOR

NATIONAL SUPPORTER

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Janette Opperman is a seasoned IT Manager with 28 years of experience in IT and engineering. She has worked across projects and operations in a number of industries such telecommunication, manufacturing, and oil and gas. She currently leads the support team for Gorgon, Wheatstone and WA Oil, ensuring the reliability and availability of Information Technology (IT) / Operational Technology (OT) systems.

Richard Addiscott is the Chief Security Officer for the Silver Chain Group, taking up his post in June 2018. Prior to joining Silver Chain, Richard led Curtin University’s information security team for three years and before that was a Principal Consultant with BAE Systems Applied Intelligence delivering GRC services across Australia. Richard has also held senior IT leadership roles supporting some of Australia's most secure IT environments inside the National Security Community and was a Technical Advisor to Australia’s first National Security Chief Information Officer.  Richard's passion and primary focus is developing business-aligned, people-centric and risk appropriate information security capabilities to assist organisations generate and sustain value in today's rapidly transforming digital business environments. Richard holds a Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering from ECU, a Graduate Certificate in Public Sector Management from Flinders University, and a Master of Strategic Studies from the ANU Strategic and Defence Studies Centre.

Neil Campbell has spent more than 25 years specialising in cyber security, in global, regional and local roles, across law enforcement, consulting, telecommunications and managed security services organisations. Now leading Rapid7’s sales team in APAC, Neil is focused on making a positive impact on Cyber Security outcomes at scale, as it is a problem that has to be addressed at scale in order to create sustainable change.

GHD is an established trusted organisation that has real strengths and understanding in the delivery of engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. We operate in an environment where the power of technology is advancing at an astonishing rate. Regardless of business size or industry, digital transformation is vital. 

GHD’s digital arm, GHD Digital, was set up to help our clients’ future-proof their businesses, with a service offering covering the entire transformation lifecycle. We help our clients to redefine their digital futures through new customer engagement models, products, business models, work definitions and organisational structures.

Our digital services include cybersecurity and risk, digital strategy and transformation, smart technology services, digital innovation and data and analytics. Website

Privasec is a leading provider of Cyber Security Services to Government, Financial Services, Retail, IT, Health, Entertainment and Not-for-Profit sectors. Privasec GRC are the specialists in Governance, Risk and Compliance including ISO 27001, IRAP Assessments and PCI DSS. Privasec RED are leaders in Red Team Attack simulations, Physical Intrusions, Theft simulations, Open Source Intelligence Gathering (OSINT), Social Engineering, Phishing and Drone Security. We believe in partnering with our customers and building long-lasting relationships, integrity and care. We build our success on trust and are completely vendor agnostic. We hold numerous accreditation and are ISO27001:2013 certified. With offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Auckland, we are on several State and Federal Government panels. More about Privasec: Website

 

ALL INDUSTRY ALL IN

Theatrette Room, Central Park Convention Centre, Hay & William Street, Perth

(Venue courtesy of Rio Tinto)

Perth, get ready for the BIG LAUNCH. Cyber Riskers are now in town! Cyber Risk Meetups was originally founded in Sydney, and grew exponentially across the different states in the last 2 years. Every single Cyber Risk Meetups have always been sold out and full house with 120 to 140 attendees. For our inaugural launch, we have 100 tickets to give away. We are proud to be part of the WA CyberWeek. RSVP now for an exciting evening as we explore being 'In a State of Big Challenges', All Industry All In - IoT & Critical Infrastructure Protection.

PROGRAM

November 19, 2018, Monday

 

6.00 p.m to 6.45 p.m

Dinner & Drinks

6.45 p.m to 6:50 p.m

Introduction

6.50 p.m to 7.40 p.m

Hear from your Industry Speakers on 

IoT & Critical Infrastructure Protection

7.40 p.m to 8.10 p.m

Panel

8.10 p.m to 9 p.m

Closing, Networking & Drinks

SPEAKERS

Hai Tran

Chief Information Security Officer, WA Police

Jeff Campbell

Information Security Manager,

Horizon Power

Peter Morris

Assistant Director,

Joint Cyber Security Centre,

(JCSC)

PANELLIST

Chad Madaffari

Cyber Security Lead,

WesCEF

Josh Qwek

Security Architect,

The University of Western Australia

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Professor Craig  Valli

Director,

ECU Security Research Institute

ORGANISER

Cyber Risk Meetup

HOST

BRONZE SPONSOR

INDUSTRY PARTNERS

SUPPORTER

media Partner

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Hai Tran is the Chief Information Security Officer for WA Police. His information security expertise extends across range of industry sectors including higher education, telecommunications, technology, state and federal government.

Jeff Campbell is the Information Security Manager at Horizon Power. Jeff has more than 20 years’ experience in Information Security having worked in both private and government organisations in Education, Finance and Utilities sectors. 

Having focused on developing and implementing information security programs and controls, Jeff is tasked with enabling Horizon to capitalise on IoT opportunities while maintaining the core security basics of confidentiality, Integrity and availability. 
As Horizon moves into the microgrids space, Jeff's main focus will be to ensure that the security architecture that supports these services provides safer and more reliable automation infrastructures.

Peter Morris has worked in the field of Information Technology for 40 years, from mainframes to micros. In this time he has worked in oil and gas exploration, state government and private industry as a Technical Account Manager, network architect, security consultant, Senior Project Manager , IT Manager and Director and Marketing Director in Asia and the Middle East for national and international organisations. Peter currently works as the Assistant-Director of the Joint Cyber Security Centre in the Perth ACSC Node.   

Chad Madaffari is the Cyber Security Lead for Wesfarmers Chemicals, Energy and Fertilisers (WesCEF). Chad has over 14 years’ experience in the IT industry mostly within enterprise infrastructure environments and has now been leading the WesCEF security program for the last 2 years. Prior to leading the security program, Chad was a highly successful network engineer with a passion for network and system security.

Josh Qwek is the Cyber Security Architect for the University of Western Australia. He is passionate about using technology as a differentiator in solving complex organisational challenges, and is a believer that people is the heart of every technology solution.  

Professor Craig Valli has over 30 years experience in the ICT Industry and consults to industry and government on cyber security and digital forensics matters. Along with being Director of the ECU Security Research Institute, he is a Professor of Digital Forensics, a Fellow of the Australian Computer Society, currently holds the position of acting research director for the CyberSecurityCRC. Craig is a member of the High Tech Crime Investigators Association (Australian Chapter) and the INTERPOL Cyber Crime Experts Group.

Red Piranha is an Australian enterprise that engineers and manufactures advanced security products for Managed Service Providers (MSP) and enterprises to give them an advantage in fighting off cyber-crime, intrusion attempts and in securing their data to meet modern compliance requirements.

Our crown jewel, Crystal Eye, is a unified threat management platform designed to be easy enough for enterprises to use and powerful enough for MSPs to see as a major game-changer when compared against the top products in the industry. Website

GHD is an established trusted organisation that has real strengths and understanding in the delivery of engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. We operate in an environment where the power of technology is advancing at an astonishing rate. Regardless of business size or industry, digital transformation is vital. 

GHD’s digital arm, GHD Digital, was set up to help our clients’ future-proof their businesses, with a service offering covering the entire transformation lifecycle. We help our clients to redefine their digital futures through new customer engagement models, products, business models, work definitions and organisational structures.

Our digital services include cybersecurity and risk, digital strategy and transformation, smart technology services, digital innovation and data and analytics. Website

Kinetic IT is a leading Australian technology services business, specialising in Managed ICT Services, Service Integration and Management, Digital Transformation and Cyber Security. They have a team of over 1,100 talented crew working across our four national hubs in Western Australia, Victoria, New South Wales and the Northern Territory.  They’re focused on delivering high quality, outcome-driven services to large and complex IT environments across Australia’s corporate, resources, utilities, government and transport sectors. Website

Privasec is a leading provider of Cyber Security Services to Government, Financial Services, Retail, IT, Health, Entertainment and Not-for-Profit sectors. Privasec GRC are the specialists in Governance, Risk and Compliance including ISO 27001, IRAP Assessments and PCI DSS. Privasec RED are leaders in Red Team Attack simulations, Physical Intrusions, Theft simulations, Open Source Intelligence Gathering (OSINT), Social Engineering, Phishing and Drone Security. We believe in partnering with our customers and building long-lasting relationships, integrity and care. We build our success on trust and are completely vendor agnostic. We hold numerous accreditation and are ISO27001:2013 certified. With offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Auckland, we are on several State and Federal Government panels. More about Privasec: Website

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