Cyber Security and Risk Management Roadshow

September 6 – 21, 2022
PwC Office

Event Overview

Adapting for a more Resilient Enterprise in the Next Normal

The importance of enhanced cyber security is making headlines as rising international tensions have reiterated the need for improved resilience across the nation.

The Public Sector Network’s 2022 Cyber Security Roadshow in partnership with PwC will focus on how to mitigate risk and learn through collaboration. This series will head to five cities across Australia to benchmark the key challenges faced by the public sector in each state – providing an opportunity to network and collaborate with leaders in the field and highlight case studies specific to each state to help understand how we can improve overall cyber security across the country.

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Benefits of Attending

Network with leaders and collaborate to learn the techniques they are employing to protect their systems

Learn about the latest methods to protect your networks and keep data safe from bad actors

Discover new technologies helping to strengthen defences, improve security and create multiple layers of protection

Hear case studies from leaders across the country who are navigating the challenges facing cyber specialists as threats continue to escalate

Your Inspiring Speakers

NSW – 6 SeptemberVIC – 7 SeptemberQLD – 8 SeptemberWA – 15 SeptemberSA – 21 September

Samantha Gavel
Privacy Commissioner,
Information and Privacy Commission NSW

Andrew Karvinen
Chief Information Security Officer,
Department of Communities and Justice NSW

Matthew Fedele-Sirotich
Chief Information Security Officer,
Customer Service NSW

Muthindra Gunasekara
Director IT and Shared Services,
Resilience NSW

Anna Aquilina
Chief Information Security Officer,
University of Technology Sydney

Michael Aboltins
Security Evangelist (ANZ),

Robin Long

Robin Long
Regional Manager,

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Rod Apostal
Chief Information Officer,
Victorian Ombudsman

Vijay Narayan
Chief Information Security Officer,
Environment Protection Authority VIC

John O’Driscoll
Chief Information Security Officer,
Department of Premier and Cabinet Victoria

Laurie Joyce
Head of Security Compliance,
Australian Red Cross Lifeblood

John Stevens
Manager Information Security
Architecture and Operations,
Department of Justice and Community Safety

Anafrid Bennet
Head of Security and Operations,
Greater Western Water

Michael Aboltins
Security Evangelist (ANZ),

Robin Long
Regional Manager,

Mary Mulhearn
IT Governance, Architecture & Assurance Manager
Greater Western Water

Robert Champion
Chief Information Security Officer,
Customer and Digital Group,
Queensland Government

Alex Adams
Deputy Commissioner and Chief Information Security Officer Enterprise Solutions & Technology – Service Operations,
Australian Tax Office

Mandy Turner
Manager Cyber Security
Operations Centre | Adjunct
Lecturer School of Social Science
University of Queensland

Rowan Salt

Rowan Salt
Chief Information Officer,
The University of Queensland

Robin Long
Regional Manager,

Anafrid Bennet
Head of Security and Operations,
Greater Western Water

Karen Owens
Chief Information Security Officer,
WA Police Force

Sue Wilson
Chief Information Officer,
Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development

Ma’en Abdulla,
Director Digital Services,
Child and Adolescent Health Services

Chad Madaffari
Manager Cyber Security,
Strategy Architecture and Security,
Water Cooperation

Damian Shepherd
Director of State Records,
State Records Office, WA

Rashmi Dayal
Manager ICT Planning and Governance,
North Metropolitan Health Services

Robin Long
Regional Manager,

Will Luker
Chief Information Security Officer,
Department of Premier and Cabinet SA

Luke Toop
Deputy Director Strategy and Architecture, Department of Premier and Cabinet SA

Miranda Shaw
Director Strategic Cyber Program,
Australian Tax Office

Ahmed Damoud
Cyber Security and Artificial Intelligence, Researcher and Lecturer,
University of South Australia

Nathan Morelli
Head of Cyber Security and IT Resilience,
SA Power Networks

Neil Addleton
Senior Security Advisor
Digital Health SA

Robin Long
Regional Manager,

Key Sessions

The 2022 Cyber Security Roadshow features the latest initiatives throughout Australia; sharing key projects, best practice and insights via keynote presentations, case studies, panel discussions, and roundtable chats – to demonstrate how government can sustain their transformation trajectory beyond COVID.

Keynote SessionPanel DiscussionConcurrent Roundtables

Creating and Refining Strategies for Resilience – An Integrated Approach for Protection and Response

The Importance of Protecting Citizen Data to Maintain Trust in Your Organisation

Identifying Vulnerabilities – The Latest Threats to Your Organisation

The Changing Cyber Security Landscape – Identifying Priorities and Implementing New Capabilities for Better Outcomes

Roundtable 1

The Gaps in Hybrid Working – How to Prevent Network Breaches from Offsite Devices

Roundtable 2

The Best Defences to Protect Your Organisation from Phishing Attacks

Roundtable 3

Implementing Zero Trust – Authenticating at Every Interaction

Your Registration

Live Presentations

Hear from public sector leaders about the latest trends and explore how to instantly apply these insights and gaining unique perspectives


An opportunity to engage with your peers from across the state in dedicated networking sessions, interactive roundtable discussions and meal breaks

Technology Solutions

Hear from leading solutions providers in the government space as they explore key technologies to improve citizen services


Receive on-demand access to session content on the complimentary Public Sector Network social learning platform

Your LocationsPwC Offices


One International
Towers Sydney,
Watermans Quay, Barangaroo, 2000
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2 Riverside Quay,
Southbank, 3006
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480 Queen Street,
Brisbane, 4000
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Brookfield Place,
125 St Georges Terrace, Perth, 6000
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70 Franklin Street,
Adelaide, 5000
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What Your Peers Had to Say

“Really engaging and interesting presenters.”

NSW Police

“List of speakers were of high calibre.”

NSW Education

“Excellent event and good variety of speakers.”

Department of Infrastructure & Transport

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