NSW Cyber Security Showcase

Agenda

Sydney, 03 October 2024

All times in AEST

8:00 am

Registration And Networking

9:00 am

Opening from PSN & Acknowledgment of Country

9:10 am

Welcome from Event Chair

9:20 am

Government Keynote

Opening Address

Rachel McCallum, Information Commissioner and CEO, Information and Privacy Commission NSW

Rachel McCallum, Information Commissioner and CEO, Information and Privacy Commission NSW

9:30 am

Fireside Chat

Fireside Chat: An Update on NSW’s Cyber Security Policy

Tony Chapman, NSW Chief Cyber Security Officer and Executive Director, Cyber Security NSW

  • Discussing key learnings and providing insight into the next iteration of the Cyber Security Policy 
  • Sharing how the NSW public sector cyber threats have evolved in the last 2-years 
  • Putting in stringent policies to safeguard NSW citizens’ data – what do public sector organisations have to do? 

Tony Chapman, NSW Chief Cyber Security Officer and Executive Director, Cyber Security NSW

9:50 am

Partner Session

Partner Perspective

10:10 am

Panel Discussion

Panel Discussion: Combatting the Skills Shortage Within Cyber Security Roles

Anna Aquilina, Chief Information Security Officer, University of Technology Sydney
Sam Mackay, Chief Information Security Officer, Department of Customer Service

  • Designing initiatives to encourage growth and new opportunities in cyber security roles 
  • Collaborating with universities – what is the opportunity for public sector organisations to partner with universities to encourage graduates into cyber security roles within the public sector? 
  • Creating a clear pathway for talent to assist with talent retention

Anna Aquilina, Chief Information Security Officer, University of Technology Sydney
Sam Mackay, Chief Information Security Officer, Department of Customer Service

10:40 am

Morning Tea & Networking

11:10 am

Proactive Resilience and Strengthening

Welcome from Stream Chair

Incident Response

Welcome from Stream Chair

11:20 am

Keynote Proactive Resilience and Strengthening

Keynote: A Holistic Approach to Balancing Cyber Security Risks Within Healthcare

Peter Croll, Chief Information Security Officer, NSW Health
  • Prioritising cyber security enhancements requires a ‘multi-staged’ risk-based approach balancing scale, effort and complexity 
  • The Cyber SHARP model (Safety, Holistic, Adaptive, Risk-based and People-centric) meets these special needs and expectations 
  • This approach will highlight what’s most important in healthcare to avoid being driven by technology and process

Peter Croll, Chief Information Security Officer, NSW Health
Fireside Chat Incident Response

Fireside Chat: Implementing a Disaster Recovery Cyber Security Strategy

Ingrid McAlpin, Chief Digital and Information Officer, Wollongong City Council
  • Understanding the importance of a disaster recovery plan for your organisation 
  • Putting into play a continuous risk assessment to improve your disaster recovery strategy 
  • Learning about disaster recovery plans when working with third-party providers 

Ingrid McAlpin, Chief Digital and Information Officer, Wollongong City Council

11:40 am

Partner Session Proactive Resilience and Strengthening

Partner Perspective

Partner Session Incident Response

Partner Perspective

12:00 pm

Keynote Proactive Resilience and Strengthening

Keynote: Protecting Your Greatest Asset – Your Data

  • Looking into data regulatory and compliance structures  
  • Understanding data capture avenues that your organisation currently has – how can these be safeguarded? 
  • Sharing data between department functions without compromising on the quality of data 
Keynote Incident Response

Keynote: Analysing Cyber Security Risk Assessment Strategies

Daminda Kumara, Chief Information Security Officer, Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation
  • Diving into cyber security risk assessment frameworks 
  • Conducting an effective cyber risk assessment  
  • Evaluating the impact of cyber threats 

Daminda Kumara, Chief Information Security Officer, Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation

12:20 pm

Partner Session Proactive Resilience and Strengthening

Partner Perspective

Partner Session Incident Response

Partner Perspective

12:40 pm

Panel Discussion Proactive Resilience and Strengthening

Panel Discussion: Digital Transformation of the NSW Public Sector: Bridging the Divide Between Legacy Systems and Modern IT Infrastructure and Architecture

  • Providing an overview of the digitisation of the NSW public sector  
  • Balancing the need for innovation with the maintenance of critical legacy systems 
  • Addressing key challenges when operating on legacy systems versus modern infrastructure

Mike Dudarenok, Chief Information and Digital Officer, NSW Education Standards Authority
Gaya Gounder, Chief Information Officer, Camden Council

Panel Discussion Incident Response

Panel Discussion: Fostering a Cyber Resilient Culture: Implementing Cyber Security Awareness in your Organisation

Dr Tom Gao, Chief Technology and Digital Services Officer, City of Sydney Jenny Francis, Executive Manager, Digital, Hunter Water Oliver Sebastian, Director of IT, Landcom
  • Encouraging an organisation-wide upskilling in cyber security – how can the leadership and IT teams collaborate to achieve this? 
  • Investing in tailored cyber security awareness programs for your staff 
  • Implementing KPIs to track cyber security awareness 

Dr Tom Gao, Chief Technology and Digital Services Officer, City of Sydney Jenny Francis, Executive Manager, Digital, Hunter Water Oliver Sebastian, Director of IT, Landcom

1:10 pm

Lunch & Networking

2:10 pm

Roundtables

Interactive Roundtable Discussions

3:10 pm

Panel Discussion

Panel Discussion: Enhancing NSW Cyber Security Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance

  • Highlighting the uplifting of regulations for cyber security
  • Discussing the re-prioritisation of policies
  • Making a business case for budgets for training and other enhancements when it comes to cyber security with your executives

Nora Fusiyao, Director, Security Architecture and Engagement | CISO, Department of Customer Service
David Griffiths, Chief Information Security Officer, Northern Beaches Council
Jon Blackburn, Executive Director Corporate Services and CFO, Sydney Opera House

3:30 pm

Partner Session

Partner Perspective

3:50 pm

Keynote

Interstate Keynote

4:20 pm

Closing Remarks

4:30 pm

Networking Drinks