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ACS Qld Gold Coast Chapter presents...Cybersecurity: A 50 Year Challenge. Topic: Computers - Hardware/Firmware/Software

Globally renowned Cybersecruity expert (and in this case the word "Expert" can be Emeritus Professor William J (Bill) Caelli, AO, FACS, Hon CISM, Fellow ISC2 will present a 3 part series of Cybersecurity talks which looks at: 1. Computers - Hardware/Firmware/Software; 2. Communications / Networks; 3. Policy, Politics, Law, Regulations, Standards, Risk, Industry/Markets. Your $10 investment will cover catering for all three seminars.

Registration End Date: Wed, 19 Jun, 09:48 AM

  • where

  • TAFE Coomera, Room: The Auditorium Level 1
    198 Foxwell Rd
    Coomera QLD
  • when

  • Event Start: Wed, 19 Jun, 05:30 PM
    Event Finish: Wed, 19 Jun, 08:00 PM
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<i><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;"><b>Your $10 investment will cover catering for all three seminars. </b></span></i><br><br>As part of a 3 part series, that unpacks the constant challenges that the Cybersecurity field experiences, this 1st session titled <b>Computers -  Hardware/Firmware/Software</b> will deeply dive into the following: <ul><li><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;">Batch processing – early days – to IBM OS/360</span><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;">(1968 – author’s first <i>“Trojan Horse”</i> investigation - <i>“The Masked Student”</i> on IBM-1800</span></li><li><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;">Enter multi-programming, time-sharing, on-line transaction processing – real risks</span></li><li><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;">Dr Willis Ware, 1967-1969 RAND Report on computer security for USA DoD</span></li><li><i><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;">“Multics” </span></i><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;">(GE &amp; Honeywell) and its influence – Intel’s iAPX-286 (IBM PC-AT) – hardware/firmware/OS kernels</span></li><li><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;">OS/360 / RACF / ACF2 / SAPI (Secure Application Programming Interface)</span></li><li><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;">RISC vs CIS (Complex Instruction Set)</span></li><li><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;">Secure/trusted systems – SEVMS (DEC), Trusted SOLARIS (SUN Microsystems), KSOS (IBM), Microsoft XENIX to Trusted XENIX (TIS), Microsoft NGSCB (<i>“Palladium”</i>), et al</span></li><li><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;">TCSEC-<i>“Orange Book” </i>to<i> “Rainbow Series”, </i>ITSec (UK)<i>, </i>Germany, France, et al  </span></li><li><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;">To the <i>“Common Criteria”</i> - functionality &amp; evaluation</span></li><li><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;">2000 - SELinux/SEAndroid and beyond</span></li><li><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;">Integrated cryptographic sub-systems and HSMs (Hardware Security Modules), e.g. TPM, IBM, ERACOM ESM, Racal, etc.</span></li><li><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;">NIST FIPS 140</span></li><li><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;">Secure “clouds” / containers : Intel SGX “enclaves”?  </span></li><li><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;">Secure applications?</span></li><li><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;">API stacks?</span></li></ul> <span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;">5:30pm - registrations/networking<br>6:00pm - start-7:30pm<br>7:30pm-8:00pm networking</span><br> 

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William John Caelli

William John Caelli

Em Prof William J (Bill) Caelli, AO, FACS is the first non-United States citizen to receive the Founders’ Medal by the Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education (CISSE). This recognition is the ICT industry's Oscars equivalent.

No one can deny that Bill is an "Expert' in Cybersecurity. He is often called upon from senior politicians/industry leaders for advice regarding policy and managing crisis situations.

Over 54 years in ICT with 44 years in all aspects of cybersecurity, commercial cryptography and public policy concerns. Worked for Hewlett-Packard and Control Data Corporation. PhD in nuclear physics /high-speed data acquisition. Fellow ACS, Life Sen Mem IEEE, Fellow ISC2, Hon CISM (ISACA), Member/Former Chair IFIP TC-11.

Specialities include: cybersecurity technology, policy and history; deep ICT industry knowledge, cyberwarfare/conflict/defence, cybersecurity education, SCADA security, trusted systems incl, SELinux.
An ACS Fellow and hugely respected ICT industry legend, Bill has also accomplished the following throughout his long, hugely successful career:

  • Co-founder Electronics Research Australia Pty Ltd/ERACOM Pty Ltd, 1979
  • Cybersecurity consultancy IISEC Pty Ltd (1989)
  • Em Prof Queensland University of Technology (QUT)
  • Adj Prof Griffith University
  • Hon Cybersecurity Fellow Queensland TAFE.
  • Chair Safety and Stability Advisory Committee of auDa.
  • Former board member Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education (CISSE), USA 2004 to 2013.
  • ERACOM manufactured a range of computers based with added cryptographic hardware/software and security modules for IBM mainframes and data networks plus a first hardware-based encryption system for the IBM PC (1984) with full hard disk encryption/trusted key management.
  • Founding Director - Information Security Research Centre (ISRC) QUT, 1988, then Head of the School of Data Comms and Software Eng.
  • Made an Officer in the Order of Australia in 2003.

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