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Utilities taught methods for managing data security

Utility professionals came together for the inaugural Secure Utilities event on 23 March in Melbourne where experts in data security discussed the steps that utilities should be making to ensure their organisations are protected against cyber attacks. Due to the rapid digitisation of the utility industry, security is now more important than ever before, and […]

Secure Utilities is only one week away

Secure Utilities is only one week away, but there’s still tickets available – now’s the time to ensure you’re aware of everything you need to know to stay safe in age of digitisation. What you’ll learn With a stellar lineup, including Mark Coughlin, PwC Australia’s Energy Utilities and Mining Leader, Professor Chris Leckie, Associate Director […]

Is the cybersecurity skills shortage real?

You may have heard the recent lament about a shortage of skills in the cybersecurity sector, an idea that rose to prominence in 2016. But is there actually a shortage of skills in the sector? At Secure Utilities, we have the answers. Ricki Burke, Information Security Recruiter and founder of CyberSec People, an information security […]

Guiding utilities on the path towards digitisation

As utilities move towards digitisation, Sarah Mahar is helping them understand how they’re tracking now, and what they need to do to become successful digital organisations in the future. At Secure Utilities, she’ll be sharing her experience in the field and showing utilities her tips and tricks for becoming more cyber aware. Ms Mahar, Asset […]

Secure Utilities is only two weeks away

Secure Utilities, the Melbourne event showcasing the latest ideas in data security, is only two weeks away, and with cyber attacks specifically targeting the energy sector on the rise, it can’t come soon enough for utilities. The energy industry is the most targeted private sector for cyber attacks, with the highest number of compromised systems, […]

Creating amazing cyber security teams

With 17 years’ experience in information technology and security management between them, Rachel Zainey and Richard Sengmany know how to put together a crack cyber security team, and they’ll be sharing their expertise at the upcoming Secure Utilities.   The pair, both Principal Consultants of Governance Risk and Compliance at Enex Carbon, will be delivering […]

Employees a utility’s greatest cyber security risk

Simon Smith says that when it comes to cyber security, a utility’s employees are its biggest risk. With over 20 years’ experience in cyber security, Mr Smith will explain how to protect staff against the cyber attack strategies like social engineering at Secure Utilities, a Melbourne event helping keep utilities up to date with the […]

Urgent need for businesses to address cyber threats

Audit and consulting firm, RSM Australia, claims the risk of cyber security attacks is not going away and businesses need to adapt much faster. RSM Australia said with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull raising cyber security to the level of national security, combined with the recent announcement in regards to the introduction of data breach notification […]

Fresh perspectives on cyber security

With cyber threats to utilities constantly changing, cyber security expert Scott Ceely believes we need to look beyond present perspectives to develop an accurate idea of what cyber security should actually be. Mr Ceely, Managing Director and founder of Seer Security, has over 15 years’ experience in cyber security, starting with the federal government before […]

Secure Utilities announces expert program lineup

PwC’s Mark Coughlin and Director Technology, Security and Strategy at auDA, Rachael Falk, have been announced as the keynote presenters among a lineup of experts presenting at Secure Utilities, an event that tackles issues around data security for utilities in the digital age. The Secure Utilities program has just been announced, and includes a presentation […]

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