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Important information

Based on recent events and the rapidly evolving nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have decided to postpone the summit to later in 2020. We will announce the new dates once confirmed. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to get in touch: attending@publicspectrum.com

Why you should attend?

With an average of 7+ data breaches being reported each month of 2019 in Australia, there is an increase of crucial information being lost. As a result, companies are losing the trust of their investors and customers. To prevent this from happening companies are investing in new strategies to detect and prevent these cyber-attacks. It is time for companies to take Cyber seriously and invest in the future of their organisation and improve their cyber security. 

The Cybersafe conference, being held in Sydney from 6 – 8 May 2020, is a unique event that will explore some of the most exciting case studies and innovative strategies to improve your cyber defence. With powerful keynote presentations and panel discussions from Australia’s leading Cyber Security professionals, this event will address the most significant challenges being faced today and uncover detection and prevention strategies to increase security and improve data. 

  • 1.Hear real Case Studies from organisations who have recovered from Data Breaches and learn how to prevent it from happening to you
  • 2.Get up to date on the latest types of cyber-attacks and be prepared for your next hacker
  • 3.Connect and network with other Cyber professionals who are eager to share ideas, information and knowledge
  • 4.Experience the most interactive Cyber conference filled with Panels, Roundtables, Hacking sessions, and Debates
  • 5.Deep dive into a day of workshops as you go through a real-life data breach simulation and work together to keep your data secure.

Hear from cyber security leaders including:

Agenda overview
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  • 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Workshop A: Cyber Breach Simulation – How to recover from a data breach and how to prevent future data breaches

    A 3-hour workshop which focuses on the implications of a data breach and how to prevent it from happening to your organisationWork with your team to identify the threat and disable it from causing further harm. 


    Learning Outcomes: 

    • Develop the skills to block potential hackers from entering your system 
    • Identify the popular entry points for hackers and how to reinforce them 
    • Prevent insider threats from having an opportunity to breach from within  
    • Understand the implications of a data breach and how it will affect your organisation  
    • Learn how to disable a threat that has breached your network and prevent it from causing further harm 

    Jacinta Thomson, Director Security Management and Assurance, Department of Justice and Regulation VIC 

  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 PM
    Networking luncheon
  • 1:00 pm – 4:00 PM
    Workshop B: Achieving a Digital Stranger Danger Mentality by Heightening the Basic Cyber Skills and Awareness Standards across Departments

    Making basic cyber practices second nature and consistently improving staff awareness and skills can improve stakeholder confidence, minimises system interruptions, and potentially other ancillary benefits including breach prevention. Creating a strong security culture and behaviour locks the front door to the most common malicious breaches and is essential in achieving a secure system.

    • The essential security check list for all levels of workers within departments and organisations to make basic security prevention a behaviour 
    • Strategies in providing detection skills and awareness training in a resourceful and effective way – virtual training programs and educational suites 
    • Bridging the skills gap during digital transitions and up-skilling capability in responding to cyber threats 
    • Establishing a successful business case to influence leaders in uplifting department skills beyond technical expertise 

    Nalin Arachchilage, Senior Research Fellow – Cyber Security. 

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Grace Hotel Sydney 
77 York Street, 
Sydney NSW 2000, 
+61 2 9272 6888 

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