//Events - 02 March 2021 6:00PM

Cyber Security - is a secure future possible?

The University of Queensland (UQ) and the Embassy of Israel in Australia are hosting a webinar Cyber Security - is a secure future possible?

The webinar will discuss the future of cyber security in Australia, Israel and around the world. Our keynote speaker and expert panel will provide insights into future trends, perceived threats and emerging technologies which will impact the cyber security landscape in the next 10 years.

Date: Tuesday, 2 March 2021 
AEST Time: 6 - 7pm
AEDT Time: 7 - 8pm 
IST Time: 10 - 11am 




Keynote speaker

Keren Elazari

Keren Elazari is an internationally recognised security analyst, researcher, writer and speaker. Since 2000, Keren has worked with leading Israeli security firms, government organisations, Big Four and Fortune 500 companies. Keren covers emerging security technologies as an independent strategic analyst and advisor. In 2014, Keren became the first Israeli woman to speak at the prestigious TED Conference. Keren is currently a senior researcher at the Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center at Tel Aviv University.

Panel speakers

Associate Professor John Williams is the Deputy Director of UQ Cyber Security and a Associate Professor for the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering at UQ. He has authored five refereed journal publications, and more than 20 refereed conference publications, and recently edited the proceedings of the 2004 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International Conference on Field Programmable Technology. Assosciate Profesor Williams will be the event moderator. 

Paul Twomey is the CEO of Biosecurity Systems, an infection minimization solutions company. He founded Argo P@cific, a cyber security consulting firm for governments and Fortune 500 companies worldwide, and co-founded Stash, the datacentric security company. Paul is a founding figure and former CEO of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. He was formerly the CEO of the Australian government’s National Office for the Information Economy and the federal government’s special adviser for the information economy and technology.

Robert Champion is the Queensland Government Chief Information Security Officer, Queensland Government Customer and Digital Group, Department of Communities, Housing and Digital Economy.

Our Keynote Speaker, Keren Elazari will also join the panel discussion. 


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